Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password “password.” Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing “monkey.”
More likely, you were lazy and wanted something easy to remember, like “123456.”
If you’re using any of these passwords, change them.
Those are some of the most common passwords, according to a new list released by security company Splash Data. The group comes up with the top 25 list based on lists of passwords that were stolen and posted publicly in the previous year.
This year, the most common password is “123456,” which unseated last year’s No. 1, “password.”
Read the full article from CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?sr=fb012314passwords1230p