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Top 25 computer passwords unveiled


Queen’s University School of Computing professor and computer security expert David Skillicorn is available to talk about today’s report on the 25 most popular (and worst) passwords of 2011.

SplashData, a company that offers password management services, has provided a list of the worst and most commonly used passwords of all time. The list includes “password,” “123456,” “Monkey,” “trustno1” and “abc123.”

David Skillicorn is available after 12:30 p.m. November 22.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Anne Craig at 613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca or Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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