The Most Dangerous Pop Culture Passwords in 2024

Posted on May 13, 2024 by Yuka Kato
Yuka Kato

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Article courtesy of Mailsuite Blog

In a world where over 2,200 cyberattacks are made per day, passwords are an internet user’s baseline defense against digital ne’er-do-wells. But when the average person has to remember 168 of them for their myriad online accounts, it’s easy to see how password fatigue can set in.

Unfortunately, hackers are all too aware of humanity’s reliance on unsafe password practices in an attempt to make logging in easier. For instance, one in four people reuse the same password across more than eleven sites and apps, meaning a hacker gaining access to one account can quickly gain access to the rest in a domino effect. Meanwhile, over a third of people include personal information in their passwords, so all a hacker needs to do to crack the code is scour social media feeds for clues.

The good news is that more and more websites are compelling users to create passwords with secure attributes like mixed-case letters, numbers and special characters — but have you ever wondered which passwords are the most dangerous to still be using today? By analyzing the pop culture passwords most exposed in data breaches, we searched for answers.

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