The bad passwords are resisting
“Splashdata the company released the list of most passwords used in 2014 to t know the least secure.”
The coronation again ranked the digit sequence “123456” as the password used most frequently by Internet users in Northern and Western Europe America. In the top three, he is ahead “password” and “12345”, two sesame very vulnerable as easy to guess. If the number combinations are always appreciated by little cautious users about online safety, one of them, the digit sequence “696969” is one of the surprises of last year. Also new is the appearance of the superhero “Batman” and “Superman.” The password “iloveyou” has meanwhile disappeared from the rankings.The years pass but the bad passwords remain. This is the conclusion that can be drawn from reading the ranking of the 25 most used passwords 2014 Posted Monday by the Splashdata company specializing in online security, the list was conducted by analyzing more than 3 3 million pirated passwords met online without the knowledge of their owners.
Remember, a good password should be sufficiently long and contain letters, numbers, uppercase and lowercase letters, and special characters. Password managers like 1Password, LastPass or Dashlane, among the best known, can also be used.
One question is enough to know a password
Proof that people sometimes lack cautious about their online security has recently been given in the TV show of the American animator Jimmy Kimmel. It was enough to ask passers passwords on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, so they do not hesitate to reveal them. Others simply gave clues, but by answering simple questions, it was then easy to guess, as seen in the video below.
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