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Video: People on the street willingly reveal their passwords

Notorious prankster Jimmy Kimmel sent a cameraman out on the streets of Hollywood to trick people into revealing their passwords.

It turns out they didn't need much 'tricking', as a number of people offer up their passwords to the camera to see whether they are "strong" or not.

Participants required almost no encouraging as they willingly gave up their private passwords when asked as part of a "survey".

Host Kimmel sad that the recent Sony hacks provided the inspiration for the piece. "The most popular password in the United States is password1234. As long as that continues, we're not safe!"

Watch the video below.

Online Editors