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7 passwords small businesses shouldn’t use

According to IBM, sixty-two percent of cyber attacks hit small businesses and, as the Denver Post noted, sixty percent of small businesses hit are gone within a year.

Although there are a number of attacks hackers use, one of the simplest ways into a business is guessing a ridiculously easy password.

Inc. lists seven passwords no one should use, much less the hardworking people keeping small businesses running.


If your shop is called Serafina’s Weddings, don’t set your password as SerafinasWeddings1. That would be an easy choice for hackers looking to break into your valuable data.

Business Address

Skip it entirely, when it comes to passwords. Also avoid trying to mash together similar details, such as your street name and street number–i.e. Main215.

Full story at Inc.

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