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100 Common Passwords for 2017

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Edel Alonhttp://edelalon.com
Edel-Ryan Alon is a starving musician, failed artist, connoisseur of fine foods, aspiring entrepreneur, husband, father of two, geek by day, cook by night, and an all around great guy.

As we close out the year, I wanted to share with you a list of common passwords used in 2017. Here’s a list from splashdata with commonly used passwords. With that said, here are a few things to make sure your account is only used by you. Cyber security will hit hard in 2018 so be prepared.

  1. Don’t share your password with friends, family, staff, etc…
  2. For the websites and applications that can, sign up for two-step verification.
  3. Go for length in a password, not so much on the complexity.
  4. Use different usernames and passwords for each system.
  5. If you follow #4, then you’ll need some kind of secure password manager. Not a note under your keyboard but something like LastPass, Dashlane and 1Password.
  6. Don’t change your passwords often. Mainly because most of you will just add numbers to the end of your password1.
  7. Don’t share your password with friends, family, staff, etc…




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