The story, "Hackers publish over 450,000 emails and passwords allegedly stolen from Yahoo," posted Thursday, as well as its update, also posted Thursday, incorrectly identified one of the common passwords used for a database associated with a Yahoo service. The password is "123456."

The seventh paragraph of both the first story and the update has been changed to make the correction and now reads:

The most common password was "123456" -- used by 1,666 users -- followed by the word "password" -- seen 780 times. In addition, "password" was used as a base word for 1373 passwords.