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The Most Common Passwords In 2016 Are Truly Terrible

Cybersecurity is on many people’s minds these days, and yet using “password” as a password is apparently still a thing.

On Friday, password management company Keeper Security released a list of the most common passwords of 2016 ― and it’s, well, shameful.

The most popular password, making up nearly 17 percent of the 10 million passwords the company analyzed, was “123456.” “Password” was also among the top 10 passwords, coming in as the eighth most common.

Keeper Security assembled the list using a collection of passwords that were leaked through data breaches in 2016. The company read more >>>

Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com