Most-used passwords: 123456, password, 12345678, qwerty, abc123  
Users who choose a common word or simple key combination for a password: 50% 

Proportion of help desk calls that are password-related: 30%

So claims Bloomberg Businessweek
Up pop the nerds, talking about rainbow tables and salts and saying stuff like “An 8 character password with lowercase, uppercase, and numbers took my computer about 1.5 minutes to crack”
Makes you worry

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