Your password is “Password”
Amazingly, “password” always ends up in a top spot of the most popular passwords, according to hackers who stole millions of them. Also popular: “123456” and its neighbor “12345678,” “welcome,” “letmein,” and “jesus.”
You didn’t check its strength first
The Password Meter is a handy resource when setting up new accounts or changing your login info. It plugs your password into a formula and shows you exactly what its greatest strengths are (symbols) and weaknesses (sequential letters), thereby allowing you to tweak it to perfection. Don’t miss these other online safety secrets that hackers don’t want you to know.