Hack an idiot's Facebook as one in six use pet's name as password
Significant dates (like wedding anniversaries and all that) also feature heavily, while words related to a favourite football teams and even the word ‘password’ were other recurring themes.
Apparently, there's a decent number of you who are also happy to share your passwords with others, with 48% having done it. Apparently, women are more likely to share their password than men.
Director of security for Google Apps Eran Feigenbaum warned that easy-to-guess passwords could have serious consequences: "People often leave their information open to online security breaches without even realising it. Lax attitudes to online security can lead to serious consequences if strangers access your information."
"Simple steps such as choosing more complicated passwords, always logging out of services and considering two-factor authentication, which requires more than just a password to access your account, can make a real difference to your security online."