‘Admin’ and ‘12345’ banned from being used as passwords in UK crackdown on cyber attacks

April 29, 2024

Common and easily guessed passwords like ‘admin’ or ‘12345’ are being banned in the UK as part of world-first laws to protect against cyber attacks.

As well as default passwords, if a user suggests a common password they will be prompted to change it on creation of a new account.…

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