NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Smart Aleck Passwords Posted by Sean @ 13:11 GMT

Älypää, a popular Finnish game and quiz site, announced a database breach late last night.

Over 127,000 account names and passwords were leaked.


The site has currently suspended access and doesn't maintain any personal details but Älypää users should determine whether or not they recycle their passwords elsewhere. If so, those accounts are at risk of being hacked.

CERT-FI guidelines can be found here.

Here's a list of the top 20 domains on the list:

Älypää e-mail domain list

And here's a list of the top 20 passwords used:

Älypää password list

The number one choice? It's salasana — that's Finnish for password.

Google Translate can assist you with the rest.