As easy as 123456: the 25 worst passwords revealed

As easy as 123456: the 25 worst passwords revealed
By Alex Hern

If your password appears on this list, you should probably change it right away

Good news! People are still astonishingly bad at picking secure passwords, and if you run your fingers across the top row of your keyboard, you will probably type seven of the 15 most-used passwords at once.

When we say “good news”, we mean “good news for people who want to break into password-protected accounts”, of course. If you are one of the people with a bad password, that is very bad news indeed.

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January 20, 2016 at 10:09AM
via Technology | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1ZADI3N

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