Computer Users Encouraged To Come Up With Better Passwords

According to SplashData's annual survey of bad passwords, password has fallen to second place as the most common one. The most common password: 123456.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, and if I had to guess what your computer password is, my best bet until now would be P-A-S-S-W-O-R-D. But Internet users finally got the message that password is a pretty terrible one if the goal is security. According to SplashData's annual survey of bad passwords, password has fallen to second place as the most common password now that more people are turning to: 123456. It's MORNING EDITION.

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