We’re half-way through Fraud Prevention Month and the Competition Bureau of Canada is encouraging Canadians to update their passwords to protect their information with Change Your Password Day.
Password-protecting your computer, email and various accounts is one of the smartest and simplest ways you can safeguard your personal and business information.
Your password is only as strong and effective as you make it. Too difficult and it might be hard to remember, but too easy and you leave yourself vulnerable to theft.
Here are some overly common passwords you definitely want to avoid:
The worst passwords of 2015 (per SplashData)