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January 15, 2017 Comments Off on The most used passwords in 2016 Views: 2502 Technology

The most used passwords in 2016

It will be surprising to know the most used password last year. 123456, 123456789, qwetry are the passwords which were most widely used. Researchers studied about 1 crore security codes to find out this.The most used passwords have 6 characters. ‘12345678’, ‘111111’, ‘1234567890’, ‘1234567’, ‘password’, ‘123123’, ‘987654321’ are the other passwords which come in the top ten list. America based firm Keeper security released this data. These passwords are usually allowed only by those who give least priority to security. The tendency to use easy passwords may also be borne out of laziness.

‘1q2w3e4r’ , ‘123qwe’ are among the tough passwords used. Passwords are now a days easily found out by hackers.