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Friday, 26 October 2012

Password still the most commonly used online pass code

People in sales jobs have been urged to change their chosen passwords when surfing the web, so to reduce the risk of compromising their company's security.

SplashData has listed the Worst Passwords of 2012, having analysed user codes that were revealed during high-profile hacks of Yahoo, LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.fm.

The top three in the list remained unchanged, with password the most commonly used pass code followed by 123456 and 12345678.

However, all of these phrases do not present much security, as they do not take too long to figure out. The same applies for abc123 and qwerty, which ranked fourth and fifth in the list, respectively.

Morgan Slain, chief executive of SplashData, commented: "We're hoping that with more publicity about how risky it is to use weak passwords, more people will start taking simple steps to protect themselves by using stronger passwords and using different passwords for different websites."

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Posted by Nikki BarristerADNFCR-1617-ID-801477033-ADNFCR

Origin: Salespeak News

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