GCHQ survey finds millions using most obvious passwords – including ‘password’, ‘qwerty’ and superhero names

Cybercriminals are using increasingly devious scams to con internet users into revealing precious online information. Yet millions of people have saved fraudsters the bother of deploying trickery and temptation by picking bizarrely simple passwords that feature on a new hotlist of online security howlers.

One of them, for example, is “password”.

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