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Passwords stolen from Disney + reveal what is the most popular princess


Princess Jasmine, played by Naomi Scott in the version with Aladdin actors, was one of the most used names as a password by Disney users + Credit: Disney courtesy

In November came Disney +, the new online content platform that seeks to compete with Netflix, HBO and Apple, to mention the services of
        
streaming
        
 most prominent in the industry. However, a few days after its launch, the company was violated with a computer attack that managed to keep the passwords to access the catalog.

As it happens in each
        
security breach
        
 , the consequences of the attack revealed a habitual radiograph of the keys used by the users, with weak and easy to guess combinations, such as 123456 or password. However, the particularity of the attack on
        
Disney +
        
 It was in the names chosen by the subscribers to the catalog, an analysis that allowed to determine what is the most popular princess in the Disney universe.


The ranking of most popular princesses according to the passwords exposed in the computer attack on Disney +The ranking of most popular princesses according to the passwords exposed in the computer attack on Disney +

Jasmine It was placed in the first place, a password that was used by more than 192 thousand accounts, followed by
dawn (49 thousand) and
cinderella With 31 thousand. The analysis carried out by the Mozilla Firefox Foundation based on the exposed records also revealed other names, such as
belle,
ariel,
snowwhite and
Pocahontas as combinations of characters used by users.

In general terms, the word
princess It was the most used among Disney + users, present in 484,475 accounts, followed by
starwars with more than 175 thousand records.


The gap to the Disney streaming platform also revealed the preference for princesses as a term used as a key, followed by the word starwarsThe gap to the Disney streaming platform also revealed the preference for princesses as a term used as a key, followed by the word starwars

The analysis carried out by Mozilla Firefox was based on the records of the haveipbeenpwned.com site, a site that analyzes databases of different security incidents to identify if a key was already used and exposed in a previous computer attack.

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