HPI releases Top 10 German passwords on net

Dec

22

2016

HPI releases Top 10 of the most popular German passwords on the net
The Hasso Plattner Institute – HPI for short – analyzed about 1 billion user accounts as part of a study, using data from a rich 31 data leaks, which are freely available on the Internet. A list of the 10 most frequently used passwords in the Internet has been found in Germany. And this reads like a hodge-podge of human stupidity. Honestly: On place 1 world-wide is once again the “password” 123456th Also that would have resulted the data leaks. Our readers certainly do not belong to the users of this data, because here you know that safe passwords are unavoidable and should also be added to the 2-factor authentication, if available.

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