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10 Most Common (And Super Insecure) Passwords Of 2015

Despite a much higher rhetoric around the importance of strong passwords, the majority of users haven't taken the hint to be more creative about their password selection.

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Despite a much higher rhetoric around the importance of strong passwords, the majority of users haven't taken the hint to be more creative about their password selection. In the roundup of most common passwords of 2015, compiled annually by SplashData, simple number combinations and single words (such as "password") reigned supreme. The study compiled more than 2 million leaked passwords to determine the top 10 most commonly used passwords of the year, the vast majority of which ignored secure password principles. However with a host of secure password management solutions on the market today, it is easier than ever to banish these security bad habits from your life. Take a look at the 10 most common, and biggest offenders, of the year.

 
 
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