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Here is the latest coverage of passwords from HowToWeb.com:

SplashData Releases List of Worst Passwords of 2014: SplashData has released its list of the 25 most common passwords of 2014. (January 21, 2015)

Yahoo Resets Passwords After Accounts Are Comprised in Third-Party Breach: Yahoo reset the passwords on some Yahoo Mail accounts after passwords and usernames were compromised in a hack. (February 1, 2014)

SplashDate Unveils Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2013: SplashData has unveiled its list of the 25 worst passwords of 2013. 123456 was the worst password, followed by using password as your password. (January 22, 2014)

Study Finds Using Grammar Undercuts Security of Long Passwords: Most computer savvy people know using words that can be found in the dictionary in your password is a bad idea. (March 22, 2013)

Password Search and Storage Tool: Search Engine Watch has an article discussing a new search tool called Roboform that also helps you keep track off your passwords. (June 15, 2005)

Write Down Your Passwords Says Microsoft Security Expert: Microsoft security expert Jesper Johansson thinks people should write down passwords. (May 23, 2005)

Publishers Fear Password Sharing: Password sharing has become a common problem for publishers as websurfers seek to avoid constant registration forms by using shared passwords found on forums, blogs and websites. (October 21, 2004)

Easiest to Guess Passwords Most Popular: Despite being easy for hackers to guess many people use personal names and dates for their Internet and email passwords. (August 11, 2004)

People Surrender Passwords for Chocolate Study Finds: Over 70% of people are willing to give up passwords for chocolate according to a survey conducted at the Infosecurity Europe trade show and reported by the BBC. (April 20, 2004)