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CNET Update: Yahoo hack reveals most-used passwords
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CNET Update: Yahoo hack reveals most-used passwords

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We reveal the most-popular passwords from the Yahoo Voice hack, the DirecTV battle gets nasty, and Facebook shows who read your group post -- sort of.

It's time to train your brain for the gold medal in multitasking. I'm Bridget Carey and this is your CNET updates. Folks we have another nasty -- hack on our hands this time it's for Yahoo!. More than 450000. User names and passwords for Yahoo! -- -- -- posted online and the hackers say this was done as a wake up call to Yahoo! to step up security. This is the same tech hack technique. It was used against Sony and the PlayStation network last year it's another reminder to not repeat the past -- it's -- the big -- like Yahoo! you can't trust the security. It's also scary how many people use easy passwords CNET comb through the expose data and found the most common password was. One to get a 456. Then next most popular was all one and all zeroes that -- password is used by 780. Pounds. And that column I welcome -- yet welcomed hackers I don't -- The -- -- also quite popular one. Selling very well -- terms also dominated like ninja and Superman -- can't Star Wars hand. And CC 1701. The registry of USS enterprise he asked not boldly go with that is your password is. So DirecTV and Viacom are having a battle over money has pardoned by -- he's not showing icon channels like Comedy Central and TV. But now this is turning nasty because bank -- disabled watching popular shows from the web. So great act now despite is affecting everyone. Had to -- to find episodes in the -- time. Get ready for the -- social Olympics yet it has and be seen Adobe at creed two mobile apps for streaming all the -- has never been done before. And asked me filled with extra footage it's all part of this growing trend -- you'd be -- on two screens at once it teeny tablet. NBC and the BBC also partnered with FaceBook to track what's been said and shared online. During the seventeen day event. You're gonna get hit with Olympics and FaceBook from every angle also FaceBook is changing groups that seek and see exactly who as rate each post -- in a group. It'll -- with having read the post if you click it like it or even just open the group page which isn't always an indicator that you read everything on the page. But analysts -- -- did so just keep that in mind repeats. And today's app to watch is the -- -- if you gain from the makers of Angry Birds and it's out now are Apple and Android devices. It's similar to Angry Birds because it's a bunch of physics puzzles. Use a series of objects that bounce and ricochet to create a contraption. That in the and -- triggers and that's your tech news -- were today warned the story since they showed cnet.com slash update on our state is in New York average --
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