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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Worst Passwords of 2013

PasswordNDTV Gadgets, Annual "Worst Passwords" Revealed - the winner is 123456:

Software firm SplashData has released the 2013 edition of its annual "Worst Passwords" list, and for the first time, "password" has been displaced from the top spot. The dubious distinction now goes to "123456", which had been in second place for the past two years.

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345678
  4. qwerty
  5. abc123
  6. 123456789
  7. 111111
  8. 1234567
  9. iloveyou
  10. adobe123

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11. neruda

Posted by: they missed one | Jan 21, 2014 12:50:04 PM

Password theft is usually done with software or by measuring clicks. People think they are safe because their passwords are clever, but in reality it makes little difference.

Posted by: michael livingston | Jan 22, 2014 3:00:20 AM