password is Not a Strong Password

The list of the world's most popular (terrible) passwords is out, and as usual, it's cringe-inducing.

The top 3 are:

1- password
2- 123456
3- 12345678

Coming in 4th was abc123

We've posted tips about creating strong passwords in the past. As a reminder, a strong password is 12 characters, includes numbers, letters and symbols, and isn't easily traced back to you (it shouldn't be your dog's name, or the street you grew up on, for example).

It's National Protect Your Identity Week. At the very least, check out the full list of over-used passwords and make sure you're not using any of them.