Park your car in the town centre, open all the windows, make sure that valuables such as cameras, jewelry are on view and leave it like that for a few hours.You wouldn’t believe it, but this might happen!
Now at home open all your windows and doors, turn on all the lights and go out. If you loose something as a result of either of these actions make sure you don’t blame yourself.
Its the fault of society, immigrants, Brexit, May, Corbyn, Farron, police, schools, its anyone but your fault isnt it?
Well no, you are sensible enough to make sure you take all precautions and the above is just plain ridiculous and stupid isn’t it? Just like using Password1 on the internet or for your work computer..
YES – ITS ALL THAT STUPID – you deserve to be robbed and its all your fault if you are.
We have always being going on about passwords but the unbelievable fact is that for some reason no one seems interested.
SECURITY SPECIALISTS have revealed half of online users worldwide use just 25 passwords and the passwords aren’t even very good. This is based on 10 million hacked usernames and passwords.
Last year, a similar study revealed that “password” was the second most frequently used password.
Strong passwords are essential for any online account, no matter how trivial
17 per cent of accounts have “123456” as their password, Followed closely behind is “123456789” in second place, and the equally uninventive “qwerty” in third.
Showing just how little many of us value our privacy and security, fourth place through seven on the most used passwords list comprise of “12345678”, “111111”, “1234567890”, and “1234567” respectively.
In fact, the only real surprise on the list is “mynoob” in 12th, and “l8atcskd2w” in 15th, and “google” down at the bottom of the list in 21st place.
If your password is on the list, you should probably want to change your code. Never use the same password and email combination across different websites. Always create a unique password for every one of your online accounts. If you want to how to have a good password then read our earlier blog on the subject
According to Keeper’s researchers: “The list of most-frequently used passwords has changed little over the past few years.
“While it’s important for users to be aware of risks, a sizeable minority are never going to take the time or effort to protect themselves.