Worst Internet Password of 2013 Revealed

by Sheela Philomena on  January 21, 2014 at 5:11 PM Lifestyle News
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"123456" has topped the 2013 worst password list, say sources.

Security-focused developer SplashData declared that "123456" has beaten "password," which topped the 2012 worst passwords list, Cnet reports.
 Worst Internet Password of 2013 Revealed
Worst Internet Password of 2013 Revealed

Stricture Consulting Group attempted to decrypt the leaked Adobe passwords and released an estimate that almost 2 million of the more than 130 million users affected by the breach appeared to be using "123456" as a password, the report added.

Other passwords like 'adobe123', 'letmein', 'trustno1'and 'photoshop' also made to SplashData's top 25 list.

SplashData has recommended passwords that contain random words separated by spaces or characters, like "trolls_jobs_need" or "Crave_love_I_do."

Source: ANI

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