Do You Use Blink-182 As A Password? It Might Be Time To Change It

23 April 2019 | 10:38 am | Staff Writer

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If you use 'blink182' as a password, you may want to consider changing it as soon as you can. 

As CNN reports, a study into the most-hacked passwords conducted by UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) found that the San Diego outfit's name is the most popular music act used as a password.

We get it, it ticks all the boxes. At least six characters, includes some numbers, can even include the hyphen and lower case spelling if you want to be grammatically correct, but as it turns out, 'blink182' is actually one of the most vulnerable passwords out there right now.

Unsurprisingly, some of the most common passwords overall included the standard '123456', 'qwerty' and even 'password' but blink top the list for musicians. 

Other passwords apparently prime for hacking include 'superman', 'iloveyou' and 'manutd'.

Bassist Mark Hoppus issued a cheeky response on Twitter when they study was revealed (see below). So, the lesson here is, change your password and if you do we promise everything's gonna be fine.

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