Gawker readers are technologically savvy, as the popular blog and its’ many Web sites deal primarily with innovation and the Internet. But the recent security breach has shown that even though the users are aware that they should be keeping secure passwords, most users still use very easy-to-guess log-in information.
Surprisingly, these are the top 13 most-popular passwords used:
Most of these are very, very easy to guess, and if you are one of the people found guilty of using these types of passwords, you are at serious risk. Not only are all the accounts that use this type of password extremely easy to hack, they can also lead to hackers gaining entry to all of your online identities.
To make sure your Internet accounts and identities are safe, make sure you create long, hard-to-guess passwords that use both numbers and letters. And, if your password is on the above list, you should go change it immediately, before someone else does.