2011 Merchandise & Miscellaneous News Archives

November 18, 2011: "Superman" Amongst Worst Passwords of 2011

Computer User According to SplashDate, a private company that sells security services and password software, "Superman" is on the list of the top 25 most insecure passwords of 2011.

    SplashData compiled its list - released Monday - from files containing millions of stolen passwords posted online by hackers. And despite all the fancy technology available to hackers, when it comes to breaking and entering, they'll still go for the low-hanging fruit, starting with easy passwords like these.

"Superman" was ranked 22 out of the 25 most insecure passwords of 2011. Visit DailyFinance.com to see the full list.

Thanks to Chris P. Bacon for the lead on this story.

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