It may be time to check your passwords.
Following the recent news that a hacker is selling user credentials from LinkedIn, a whopping 117 million user’s accounts have been compromised.
The passwords were encrypted by the hacker so they can’t be read, but researchers at LeakedSource have been able to decrypt them.
have you ever had an online account hacked?
— Her.ie (@Herdotie) May 20, 2016
According to their findings, the same easy, basic passwords get used over and over again.
The top password has been revealed as 123456. Just incredible.
Time to change that basic password people!