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The worst passwords of 2012

If you use one of these horrible passwords, then you’re the reason onerous IT security policies exist

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It’s getting difficult these days to be a technology user. You need passwords for everything, and you can’t use the same one for everything. Also, IT departments are increasingly enforcing policy around how often you must change passwords, and well as their composition.

One can feel the user’s pain, but still, there’s no excusing these selections from SplashData’s “Worst Passwords of 2012” list. Frankly, if one of these was your passwords, you’re the reason IT policies exist.



The full top 25 list of the worst passwords of 2012 is available here.

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