Common passwords 123456 and qwerty finally exposed

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Written By: Nigel Stanley
Published: 22nd January, 2010
Content Copyright © 2010 Bloor. All Rights Reserved.

A report by database security firm Imperva has highlighted the most common consumer passwords. The study was based on an analysis of 32 million passwords exposed in the recent breach.

The report can be downloaded here - no registration required. The top ten passwords are:

1. 123456
2. 12345
3. 123456789
4. Password
5. iloveyou
6. princess
7. rockyou
8. 1234567
9. 12345678
10. abc123

Will users never learn?

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