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Password hacks as simple as '1-2-3-4-5-6'

Password hacks as simple as '1-2-3-4-5-6'

A report released by the online security firm SplashData on Tuesday found the most commonly used by global Internet users were "123456" and "password" in 2015 -- unchanged since 2011.

Jan 20, 2016, 09:12 AM IST
Password hacks as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6

Password hacks as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6

Even after tens of millions of people had online accounts hacked, many Internet users still rely on easily guessed passwords. A report released by the online security firm SplashData today found the most commonly used by global Internet users were "123456" and "password" in 2015 -- unchanged since 2011.

Jan 19, 2016, 23:19 PM IST
List of 2014's 'worst passwords' revealed

List of 2014's 'worst passwords' revealed

The list of 2014's worst passwords is out and occupying the top slot among the most commonly used passwords in the category is "123456".

Jan 21, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

`123456` declared worst Internet password of 2013

The most commonly used online password of 2013 "123456" has been declared as the worst password on the Internet for the year.

Jan 21, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

25 ‘most dangerous’ passwords revealed!

The top three passwords of the year are ‘password’, ‘123456’ and ‘12345678’, a new survey has showed.

Oct 25, 2012, 19:06 PM IST