A Scary Lack Of Imagination

According to security firm SplashData, here’s the top 10 most-used passwords for 2013:

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

SplashData’s top 25 list was compiled from files containing millions of stolen passwords posted online during the previous year. The company advises consumers or businesses using any of the passwords on the list to change them immediately.

From the picture below, produced by another company Dashlane, it’s clear that this is not helped by the fact that there’s often little encouragement to actually use much better passwords (full details here).

Scary!

dashlane-password-ranking-2013

From this infographic

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