Warning over "lazy" phone passwords

  • Written by her.net.au

Aussies with predictable and lazy passwords have been put on notice with a new list by a global cyber security firm revealing the top 20 combinations - many of which hackers can crack in just one second. 

The Daily Mail Australia website reports Nord Security data found '123456' was the most used password in Australia during 2021 with the basic security lock being recorded 308,000 times.

The second most common password was the embarrassingly simple 'password' - which featured 191,800 times, the website reported.

Read the full report here.

Photo: Dane Deaner, Unsplash

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