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Thousands of gamers’ passwords easily cracked in 3 minutes

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 26, 2016.

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    Every year SplashData releases a list of the world's worst passwords, and for the last five years that list hasn't changed much. While the list is an amusing look at password blunders, the real lessons are in how and why those passwords exist in the first place.

    Salted Hash has collected some raw data in order to help clarify some of these lessons.

    After cracking a list of passwords leaked to the Darknet in 2015, two observations were immediately clear; people have taken classic password creation advice to heart, but no one has taught them that technology has rendered it obsolete.

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