Here’s the 25 Worst Passwords Of All Time

By on November 20, 2011
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Survey lists 25 worst online passwords. ‘Password’ is at the top.

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Nowadays, everything requires a password. If anything, there are too many passwords to remember by any human being and it’s only increasing day by day. But in the pursuit of ease of use, some users end up choosing a password way too weak. Here’s a list of the 25 weakest passwords used online.

  1. password
  2. 123456
  3. 12345678
  4. qwerty
  5. abc123
  6. monkey
  7. 1234567
  8. letmein
  9. trustno1
  10. dragon
  11. baseball
  12. 111111
  13. iloveyou
  14. master
  15. sunshine
  16. ashley
  17. bailey
  18. passw0rd
  19. shadow
  20. 123123
  21. 654321
  22. superman
  23. qazwsx
  24. michael
  25. football

The report is compiled by SplashData and posted by PC World based on the password dumps posted by crackers. A strong password usually consists of a mix of letters and numbers as well as uppercase and lowercase characters, and it’s a great thing that some websites now force users to use these parameters in selecting a password involuntarily. A safer internet is better for all of us.

Are you a culprit of using any of the above passwords at any time?


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