'123456' still a top password after 10 years

CyberNews analysis suggests users still opt for convenience, fail to learn from data leaks


It is 2021 and the No. 1 password used globally is still 123456, one of the most commonly used passwords in the past 10 years.

But there are indications that, at least in Singapore, things could be improving.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 23, 2021, with the headline ''123456' still a top password after 10 years'. Subscribe