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Top 10 worst passwords – Mac security tips

The ten passwords you definitely don't want to be using to safeguard your Mac

In July 2012, the hacker group D33DS Company released 450,000 different passwords taken from a Yahoo hack. While it might have been disastrous for the company’s reputation and for those with accounts that were compromised – it does leave us with some valuable information about the most commonly used passwords that you shouldn’t be using. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…

1. 123456
2. password
3. welcome
4. ninja
5. abc123
6. 123456789
7. 12345678
8. sunshine
9. princess
10. qwerty

For even more essential Mac security tips, check out iCreate issue 120, on sale now from all good newsagents, supermarkets, our online store and