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Top 25 worst-of-the-worst, most common passwords used in 2016

For the sixth year in a year, SplashData has released its list of worst passwords.
According to SplashData, the list is based on over five million leaked passwords, which are used by users in North America and Western Europe, that were posted for sale online.

Top 25 worst-of-the-worst, most common passwords used in 2016



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Mozilla beats rivals, patches Firefox's Pwn2Own bug
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Mozilla beats rivals, patches Firefox's Pwn2Own bug
21 March 2017, 1:00 pm



Mozilla last week patched a Firefox vulnerability just a day after it was revealed during Pwn2Own, the first vendor to fix a flaw disclosed at the hacking contest.

"Congrats to #Mozilla for being the first vendor to patch vuln[erability] disclosed during #Pwn2Own," tweeted the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) Monday. ZDI, the bug brokerage run by Trend Micro, sponsored Pwn2Own.

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Mozilla released Firefox 52.0.1 on Friday, March 17, with a patch for the integer overflow bug that Chaitin Security Research Lab leveraged in an exploit at Pwn2Own on Thursday, March 16. The Beijing-based group was awarded $30,000 by ZDI for the exploit, which combined the Firefox bug with one in the Windows kernel.

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