PHPBB Password Analysis

By Deane Barker on February 7, 2009

PHPBB Password Analysis: Fun analysis of PHPBB passwords.

Variations of the word “jordan” are popular, which almost certainly refers to “Michael Jordan”, a prominent basketball start (such as “jordan23”, referring to his jersey number).

[…] 4% of passwords appear to reference things nearby. The name “samsung” is a popular password, I think this is because it’s the brand name on the monitor that people are looking at