The most popular passwords, 2019 edition

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  1. Aragorn

    Aragorn Admiral Admiral

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    The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) analyzed passwords belonging to accounts worldwide that had been breached. Here's the CNN article.
    1. 123456
    2. 123456789
    3. qwerty
    4. password
    5. 111111
    6. 12345678
    7. abc123
    8. 1234567
    9. password1
    10. 12345
    Most common music password: blink182
    Most common fictional character password: superman
    Most common first name password: ashley and michael
    Most common Premier League football club password: liverpool
    Most common NFL team password: cowboys1
    Most common day password: sunday
    Most common month password: august
     
  2. PokemonTrainerAshes

    PokemonTrainerAshes Vice Admiral Admiral

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    :lol: Man those are some bad passwords.
     
  3. Kor

    Kor Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Username: Administrator
    Password: password

    That's a recipe for disaster.

    Kor
     
  4. Dr. San Guinary

    Dr. San Guinary Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    You mean there are still people left on Earth who DON'T use password managers? :wtf:
     
  5. Sibyl

    Sibyl Caffeine Pill Popper Rear Admiral

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    And that just happens to be the default username and password of about every router in existence. :shrug:
     
  6. Kor

    Kor Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Presumably, the administrator will change the password when they're setting up the router.

    Presumably. :techman:

    Kor
     
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  7. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Clearly Disco fans.

    Ash Tyler's full name is Ashley Tyler, right?
     
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  8. Refuge

    Refuge Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I think I have used number 7 on that list.
     
  9. Restless Spirit

    Restless Spirit Wandering the Mortal Realm Moderator

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    #9

    Computer security professional: Never, ever use "password" as a password!

    User: I have to be more secure.... hmmm... * types '1' at the end * ... nailed it! :cool:
     
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