Here are the most common passwords of the year 2017. Keeper had gathered the passwords by looking at 10 million passwords that were made public following few data breaches in 2017.
The Most Common Passwords Of 2017 Might Surprise You
We are already in 2017, and if we talk about security, then it will be good to hope that we’ll get a bit wiser, too. According to a new survey from password manager and digital vault company Keeper, the 2017’s most common passwords will shock you!
Keeper has revealed 2017’s most common passwords, and once again the reports don’t seem to be on the safe side regarding security. The numeric combination of ‘123456’ was the most common password of 2017.
Keeper had gathered the password by looking at 10 million passwords that were made public following few data breaches in 2017. Previous year 123456 was used by nearly one in five users.
The reports from Keeper also states that four of top 10 passwords on the list consists of six characters or shorter, passwords like ‘12345678’, ‘111111’, ‘1234567890’, ‘1234567’, ‘password’, ‘123123’, ‘987654321’ are among the top ten list.
According to Keeper Security “This is stunning in light of the fact that, as we have reported, today’s brute-force cracking software and hardware can unscramble those passwords in seconds, Website operators that permit such flimsy protection are either reckless or lazy,”
“Nearly 17 percent of users are safeguarding their accounts with ‘123456’. What perplexed us is that so many website operators are not enforcing password security best practices,”
Have a Look At The Top 25 Most Common Passwords Of 2017:
So wise up, friends, and make your passwords tough. Don’t let your account compromised because of a poor password choice. You can follow our article How To Create A Super Secure Password To Defeat Hackers to know how you can put up a secure password.
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