The majority of Australians still suck at password creation. Chances are, you either use a bunch of different passwords that are easy to remember (and therefore, easy to crack) or one “tricky” password that you use for everything. From a security perspective, both are terrible options.
If you fall into one of the flimsy camps above, this in-depth infographic will help turn your email into a digital Fort Knox. It contains a multitude of tips consolidated into one image – including essential dos and dont’s.
We’ve covered most of these tips in years past – from the strengths of multi-word phrases over gibberish to investing in a password management service. But it’s nice to have it all in one place.
This graphic lays out everything you need to know about smart password management in easy-to-understand language. In other words, there’s no longer any excuse for ‘123456’ – which is still the most common password on the internet. Sort it out, people!
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"123456" is still the most common password that is used online. That's despite numerous security experts warning against using simple passwords. Make it stop. We have some advice for people who are too lazy to think up secure passwords.Read more
[Via Killer Infographics]