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This year's Password Analysis is making the rounds. As crazy as it sounds the worst passwords continue to be the most used. If it helps use very long passwords that form a phrase you can remember. Throw in a capital and a number and rest easy. 

I drive a Honda 2011 as an example    idrivEah0nda11^  

Notice the capital E, the zero for a O and the added symbol at the end. 

Don't reuse passwords and don't use a "Core" password with changes on the fringes. 

 

Please don't be one of these people.

Worst Passwords 2018

 

Meltdown and Spectre 

The entire industry is scrambling to address two recently announced vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre

Ransomware

We all know what "Ransom" is and when software locks us out of our machine or data it is called Ransomware.