The most common and worse password of 2016 ‘123456’

The most common and worse password of 2016 ‘123456’

by Jigar, News In Bits

A leading cyber security company has released a list of worst passwords of 2016. ‘123456’ has topped the list. 17% of people use 123456 no wonder this was the same worse password as last year, due to a rapid growth of information and technology password is very tough to select for so many accounts like we hear this from childhood that ‘keep your password different from another accounts’.

On August 31, 2014, a collection of almost 500 private pictures of various celebrities, mostly women, and with much-containing nudity, were posted on the image board 4chan, and later disseminated by other users on websites and social networks such as Imgur and Reddit. The event, which media outlets and Internet users referred to under names such as “The Fappening”.

This hack is done with the help of  brute-force guessing, brute-force is a technique where a software try all possible combination of password ie. if a program is set to crack a password of 10 digits and contain all number then software try each and every combination until it get suggests this technique is widely used in WiFi router hacking (admin panel) and to unlock  android security code.

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