Worst Passwords of 2022

Here’s NordPass’ 20 most common passwords in the world for this year.  If yours is on this list, it can be cracked in seconds, and simply guessed by trial and error in under two minutes.  Ditch these passwords in 2023  More in this article…

  1. password
  2. 123456
  3. 123456789
  4. guest
  5. qwerty
  6. 12345678
  7. 111111
  8. 12345
  9. col123456
  10. 123123
  11. 1234567
  12. 1234
  13. 1234567890
  14. 000000
  15. 555555
  16. 666666
  17. 123321
  18. 654321
  19. 7777777
  20. 123
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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Thryv Phish
Chef’s Special: LastPass Spear Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my inbox. Some are sent by clients or readers like you, and other reliable sources on the Internet.

You can send phishing samples to me at phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning and show current examples of ...

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The End of Passwords??

An article from my colleague, Joey Pepka, of Peptronics

Passwords are the standard way we log on to pretty much everything, everywhere.

The catch? Passwords are inherently insecure. They can be stolen, guessed, or brute forced. But mostly, people just use bad ones. (And, worse, reuse them.)

Password managers can track all those various alphanumerics for you and even replace the weak ones. But password management is a half measure when it comes to security. ...

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