Crummy passwords from Yahoo users

The dump of 450,000 Yahoo passwords by a group calling itself "D33ds Company" has been analyzed by Anders Nilsson (apparently these passwords were stored in the clear). Here's the topline:

Total entries = 442773 Total unique entries = 342478

Top 10 passwords 123456 = 1666 (0.38%) password = 780 (0.18%) welcome = 436 (0.1%) ninja = 333 (0.08%) abc123 = 250 (0.06%) 123456789 = 222 (0.05%) 12345678 = 208 (0.05%) sunshine = 205 (0.05%) princess = 202 (0.05%) qwerty = 172 (0.04%)

Top 10 base words password = 1373 (0.31%) welcome = 534 (0.12%) qwerty = 464 (0.1%) monkey = 430 (0.1%) jesus = 429 (0.1%) love = 421 (0.1%) money = 407 (0.09%) freedom = 385 (0.09%) ninja = 380 (0.09%) writer = 367 (0.08%)

Password length (length ordered) 1 = 117 (0.03%) 2 = 70 (0.02%) 3 = 302 (0.07%) 4 = 2748 (0.62%) 5 = 5323 (1.2%) 6 = 79610 (17.98%) 7 = 65598 (14.82%) 8 = 119125 (26.9%) 9 = 65955 (14.9%) 10 = 54756 (12.37%) 11 = 21219 (4.79%) 12 = 21728 (4.91%)

Statistics of the "450.000 leaked Yahoo accounts". (via Waxy) Read the rest

Automatic generator for stupid PayPal product-names

The PayPal Product Name Generator automates PayPal's nasty habit of giving stupid product names to the companies they acquire. I got "PayPal Website Advanced Checkout Online," "PayPal Online Pro Advanced," "PayPal Payflow Payments Express," and "PayPal Payments Link Checkout."

PayPal Product Name Generator Read the rest