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Are Your Passwords in the “Worst 20 Passwords” List?

By Jim Calloway

We have discussed before in this space about the importance of using long, complex passwords, which will likely require a password manager to organize.  Protecting your information and your client’s information is very important for those of us in the legal profession.

The Dark Web is awash with stolen passwords and login information. Even if you haven’t started using a password manager yet, you should appreciate the risk if your username is your publicly available email address and you are using one of the most common passwords that any would-be intruder would first try.

So, for your reading pleasure, These are the 20 most common passwords leaked on the dark web — make sure none of them are yours.