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Submission + - Worst Passwords of 2012->

Orome1 writes: In a year with several high profile password hacking incidents at major sites including Yahoo, LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.fm, SplashData's list of frequently used passwords shows that many people continue to put themselves at risk by using weak, easily guessable passwords. The top three passwords, "password," "123456," and "12345678," remain unchanged from last year's list. New entries to this year's list include "welcome, " "jesus," "ninja," "mustang, " and "password1." Even though each year hacking tools get more sophisticated, thieves still tend to prefer easy targets. Just a little bit more effort in choosing better passwords will go a long way toward making you safer online.
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