sloppy sloppy sloppy

The top 5 passwords in the Sony breach were: seinfeld, password, winner, 123456, and purple.

It remains alarming.

“We know passwords are too short, too simple, too predictable and too much like the other ones the individual has created in other locations.”


Sony did not even attempt to obfuscate passwords. They simply stored them in open files.


Sony stored over 1,000,000 passwords of its customers in plain text.