Type of information chosen by users for a password

Study: Hole in password safety net
Date: June 24 2002

Category of password chosen (apparently more than one answer was allowed):
  • 41%
  • Loved onesí names
  • 25%
  • Childrenís name
  • 19%
  • Partnerís name
  • 12%
  • Birthdays
  • 12%
  • Football (presumably European football) teams
  • 9%
  • Celebrities
  • 9%
  • Music bands
  • 9%
  • Favourite places
  • 8%
  • Own name
  • 8%
  • Petís name




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