The 10 Most Popular Yahoo Passwords, According To A Leaked List From Hackers

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Adam Caudill, a software developer who was one of the first to notice that a Yahoo server had gotten hacked, ran an analysis on the more than 400,000 exposed passwords.Here are the top 10:

  • 123456
  • password
  • welcome
  • ninja
  • abc123
  • 123456789
  • 12345678
  • sunshine
  • princess
  • qwerty

Some of those appear on a broader list of the most popular passwords, but it looks like “sunshine,” “ninja,” and “princess” are unique to Yahoo users.

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