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Friends shouldn’t let friends reuse passwords. Find out why in the video!

Passwords are a fact of life when you live and work online. Lorrie Faith Cranor, Security Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users — and secured sites — make to compromise security.

And how, you may ask, did she study thousands of real passwords without compromising the security of any users? That’s a story in itself. It’s secret data worth knowing, especially if your password is 123456! Enjoy the video and use what you learn to create your own password management strategy!