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Jesus' Name Exposes Christians to Identity Theft

God's son makes list of passwords most easily guessed by hackers.

Logging in with Jesus–literally–might not be such a good idea.

According to SplashData, the word Jesus is now one of the web's worst passwords, ranking among the top 25 most frequently used and easily guessable log-in phrases. SplashData, which releases its list annually, says this is the first year that Jesus has appeared on the list.

Other newcomers to the list of worst passwords include ninja, monkey, and welcome, but the worst password–password–remains unchanged.

SplashData compiles its list from files of millions of stolen passwords posted online by hackers.

CT has previously reported on the way technology impacts ministries, including the "best and worst new tech" for churches and the art of "cyber church."

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Posted:November 13, 2012 at 1:17PM
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