Everybody worries about hackers these days--and if a genius hacker is really out to steal your top secret meatloaf recipe, you're pretty much out of luck. He'll get your recipe and put ketchup on it if he wants. But most hacks are the simply the result of carelessness and laziness, not some computer genius with a vendetta. You don't need to be a genius to get into most password-protected accounts. You just someone with a little patience. So if you want to keep your meatloaf a secret--or, say, people from seeing your naked photos--then use a real password! Otherwise you're inviting trouble.
Every year Splash Data explores the password world and reports back on our idiocy for us. Here are the riskiest passwords--and the most common passwords in use. Can you guess why?
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