The 35 Worst Passwords of 2013—And How to Fix Them

It doesn't get much worse than getting hacked, especially if it's because of poor password hygiene. After careful study, we have discovered the 35 worst passwords of 2013—and how to fix them. There's a reason the ones we found are the worst passwords: they are default router passwords for some of the most common routers in use today. You'd be surprised how many people don't update or change their default router password. And the list of the worst passwords you see below...

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Tumblr Password Reset Warning Sparks Concern Among iOS Users

Tumblr issued a password reset warning today, and has released a very important security update for iPhone and iPad users that addresses password security flaws. The update resolves an issue that allowed passwords to be "sniffed" in transit on certain versions of the Tumblr app. Following the discovery and resolution of the security flaw, Tumbler is warning its iOS users to change their password on Tumblr and anywhere else that the same password is used. Tumblr also...

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‘Password Day’ Means Change Your Password

Last week on Tuesday it was "Password Day," and security vendors were out and about encouraging everyone to change your password. To remind you what Password Day means, security experts like Intel, McAfee, the Department of Homeland Security, Intego and others held a Twitter chat using hashtag #ChatSTC, providing tips and advice regarding strong password creation and memorization. Your passwords are valuable because they are your last line of defense protecting your...

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