We found your passwords.
Joking … unless it’s password123, then we’re not. But, we’d bet that you store a password or two in one of these places:
- Written on a piece of paper taped under your keyboard or stapler.
- Stuck to your monitor or “hidden” in a drawer.
- Stored in a document or emailed to yourself.
- On your phone in the “Notes” app.
We get it, the thought of memorizing all your passwords is daunting. Experts say they should be a minimum of 12 characters; include numbers, symbols, and mixed letter cases; not include words or combinations of words found in a dictionary; and not rely on obvious substitutions. Easy, right?