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World’s most common password revealed

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Results from a recent password analysis into 1 billion leaked credentials have revealed the world’s most common passwords. Turkish computer engineering student Ata Hakçıl researched records of data breaches, and discovered that there were just 169 million unique passwords in a billion. The most common password, used by more than 7 million users, was “123456”. The study also stated that the average password length was nine characters.