Monday, May 14, 2007

Do Not Use These Passwords

It is very common for people to use passwords that are easy to remember...for obvious reasons. But have you ever thought of the potential consequences of using a commonly used password? By using a common password you are putting yourself at major risk, in order to help PCMagazine has reported the top 10 most commonly used passwords:

1. password
2. 123456
3. qwerty
4. abc123
5. letmein
6. monkey
7. myspace 1
8. password 1
9. blink182
10. (your first name)

I'm sure that many of us have used at least one of these passwords once and I highly recommend no one to use these any longer. Please remember that this is just a list of ten and there are many other commonly used passwords. In order to be safe make sure to use a password that is not a word found in the dictionary and uses both letters and numbers.
It is truly amazing how advanced hackers are, therefore in order to protect yourself from many potential dangers - please use a unique password for your accounts (not only web hosting). I also recommend that you don't use the same password for every object that is password-protected. Hopefully some of these tips were helpful and our support team is always ready to answer any questions you may have.

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