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1/16/2017

10 Combination Password Most Often Used Throughout 2016

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10 Combination Password Most Often Used Throughout 2016 | Every year, security experts and Internet bloggers in the world, asking netizens to not use passwords that are common to all their online accounts.

Although it has been reminded many times, there are still many Internet users who ignore this appeal. It is revealed from the list of password combinations are most commonly used throughout 2016.
Quoting reports BGR, Monday (16/01/2017), after examining more than 10 million passwords from the hacking during the past few years, the team of The Keeper security company found that 17 percent of Internet users still use 123456 as their online security passwords.
10 Combination Password Most Often Used Throughout 2016

Not only that, The Keeper also noted that there are 10 of the most popular password combination used. Even so, the combination is very regular and predictable. What are they?
  1. 123456
  2. 123456789
  3. qwerty
  4. 12345678
  5. 111111
  6. 1234567890
  7. 1234567
  8. password
  9. 123 123
  10. 987654321
If you notice, a series of combinations of the above shows that users prefer to move their fingers in accordance with the sequence of letters and numbers on the keyboard. In fact, if you want a little effort, Internet users will be more secure from hacking if you want to remember password combination that is more complicated.

Most surprisingly, the combination of the above security password is not only used by a handful of people, but 50 percent of the 10 million passwords that examined apparently is a combination of the above.

Not only that, in addition to a password, there is something else that is more frightening discovered by The Keeper. First, the combination of the above security password do not change from year to year.

Yet according to The Keeper, if you use one password combinations of the above, the user has the potential to be victims of hacking in just a few seconds.

Furthermore, four of the 10 most popular passwords used by Internet users only contain six characters or even less than that. Lastly, the email service provider did not do much to stop spammers from the manufacture of false accounts.

So what to do? If you use a combination of the above, it is advisable to change it to another password that consists of a variety of characters, such as letters and numbers coupled pair with punctuation, capitalization, and others. It is complicated and hard to remember, but it would ensure the security of your online accounts.

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