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“Humans suck at choosing passwords,” writes security pundit Graham Cluley. That is hard to argue according to SplashData (TeamsID), which reported on 2015’s worst passwords, with 123456 and password ranking as the most commonly used passwords. “In SplashData’s fifth annual report, compiled from more than 2 million leaked passwords during the year, some new and […]

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The number sequence “123456” has overtaken “password” as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says. Releasing its annual Worst Passwords list, SplashData said it was the first time “password” had lost its number-one position, changing places with its numerical rival. In third place was “12345678,” unchanged from 2012, while […]

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The list, compiled by SplashData and drawn from passwords posted online following major web service hacks, such as the major breach at Adobe — the company behind Photoshop — highlights the risks consumers are still taking by choosing easy to remember rather than secure passwords. Consumers may well be suffering from password fatigue — the […]

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