As our world gets more digital day by day, many websites both old and new struggle with cybersecurity issues. As theft, hacking and other forms of cybercrime increase, website owners try their best to protect users' and consumers' data. But users have a role to play as well and that is where passwords come in.
It can be hard to set a password with good strength. In light of cybersecurity, many online websites require a strong password, in which a certain minimum amount of special characters and numbers are necessary. This is because alphanumeric passwords are usually stronger. However, many people just go for easy passwords since memorizing and remembering them is a piece of cake.
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But it's very important to set a password for difficult strength. There's a method of hacking through which bots try out a variety of commonly used passwords until they hit the right one. If you have. a password that is as simple as 'abc' or '123', you might land yourself in trouble.
In addition to that, there are a bunch of other popular passwords that you can check below. If you have any of these as your passwords on various online platforms, make sure to reset as soon as possible.
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