Most Common Passwords of 2016

Posted 19th January 2017 News, Technical, Tips

How secure are your passwords and how often do you change them?

Keeper Security recently carried out a research study by analysing 10 million passwords from data breaches in 2016 and found that nearly 17% of us are using the password “123456”.

Keeper also report that:

  • 63% of data breaches are due to weak, default or stolen passwords
  • 60% of people use the same password for everything
  • $3.8m is the average cost of a single data breach.

More information on the research study and the 25 most common passwords can be found here.

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