Statistics in LinkedIn’s users’ passwords

LinkedIn announced a few weeks ago that a password breach has happened inside LinkedIn in 2012, totalling a number 117 million user details.

“On May 17, 2016, we became aware that data stolen from LinkedIn in 2012 was being made available online. This was not a new security breach or hack. We took immediate steps to invalidate the passwords of all LinkedIn accounts that we believed might be at risk. These were accounts created prior to the 2012 breach that had not reset their passwords since that breach.”

Here are the statistics of LinkedIn’s most used passwords  – and they are predictible even though they were hashed:
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