Day: July 30, 2018

If your password is on this list, you’re in big trouble

If your password is on this list, you’re in big trouble

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It’s possible that you have the wrong idea of who hackers actually are. They are sometimes portrayed in movies as nerdy teenagers, hiding in their parents’ basements, trying to guess your passwords. That is not typically how it is done. These days it’s more likely that dozens of hackers are working together in an office building somewhere. They try breaking into computer systems and ultimately take over your computer, demanding a ransom to give it back. Or they could try making a fast buck by selling your usernames and passwords on the Dark Web. Either way the end results are terrible for the victims. Unfortunately, some people make it easy on the hackers by using some pretty common passwords that are simple to break. If your password has made it onto the following list, you