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Old 21st January 2014
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Default Although 'password' is no longer the #1 sesame opener, it's still STUPID

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/01...ible_password/

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Despite the fact that users continue to cling to predictable and insecure passwords, the worst of them all is no longer the most popular.

Security firm SplashData reports that in 2013, "password" slipped from the top spot as the most popular log-in code. Taking over the dubious distinction of most popular (and perhaps least secure) passphrase was the numerical string "123456".

After "password", "12345678" was the third most popular login. Rounding out the top five passwords were "qwerty" and "abc123".
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