The dumbest passwords people still use
We asked network security experts to tell us which passwords Americans just can't stop using right now, even though they should. Here's what they told us.Yes: A bizarrely high number of Americans are taking the name of a sometimes-troubled actor, moving some characters around, and calling it a password. "This was cracked from a wordlist," VIPRE Chief Product Officer Usman Choudhary says. "You can bank on pretty much any famous person out there -- actors, celebrities, athletes, you name it -- being in wordlists because people have [them] in their passwords."