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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


Asus Live Update - Security Exposure

Security researchers have determined that the tool to update your Asus laptop may have been compromised.

Windows 7 - End of Support

It is hard to believe but Windows 7 has been with us nine years and on January 14, 2020 the last OS software patches, security and fixes, will be delivered to users.