The 25 worst passwords of 2015 will make you weep for humanity


When it comes to making up passwords, we’re not doing so great as a society.

Password management firm SplashData released its annual “Worst Passwords List,” revealing that humans have remained rather indifferent to choosing unique, secure passwords since the company’s first report in 2011. SplashData analyzed more than 2 million leaked passwords in 2015 and found several trends in the most common ones.

“Password” and “123456” still claim the top two spots on the list, where they’ve remained for the past five years (we can’t say we’re too surprised). Simple numerical passwords remain an easy go-to; six of the top 10 passwords are comprised of only numbers. …

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Via: Mashable: Apps & Software

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