Tuesday Passwords

Passwords or Please, don’t be st*p*d!

Each year splashdata releases a list of the “top” twenty-five “Worst Passwords.”

This is the list for:

2013

1 123456 Up 1
2 password Down 1
3 12345678 Unchanged
4 qwerty Up 1
5 abc123 Down 1
6 123456789 New
7 111111 Up 2
8 1234567 Up 5
9 iloveyou Up 2
10 adobe123 New
11 123123 Up 5
12 admin New
13 1234567890 New
14 letmein Down 7
15 photoshop New
16 1234 New
17 monkey Down 11
18 shadow Unchanged
19 sunshine Down 5
20 12345 New
21 password1 Up 4
22 princess New
23 azerty New
24 trustno1 Down 12
25 000000 New

2014

  • 123456 (unchanged from 2013)
  • password (unchanged)
  • 12345 (up 17 spots)
  • 12345678 (down one)
  • qwerty (down one)
  • 1234567890 (unchanged)
  • 1234 (up nine)
  • baseball (New)
  • dragon (New)
  • football (New)
  • 1234567 (down four)
  • monkey (up five)
  • letmein (up one)
  • abc123 (down nine)
  • 111111 (down eight)
  • mustang (New)
  • access (New)
  • shadow (unchanged)
  • master (New)
  • michael (New)
  • superman (New)
  • 696969 (New)
  • 123123 (down 12)
  • batman (New)
  • trustno1 (down one)

If you’d like some help on coming up with better passwords, please, see my post entitled: Sunday Passwords.

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