Recent Study Shows the 25 Worst Commonly Used Passwords

Written by John Ponio    Monday, 21 November 2011 16:48


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A software firm called SplashData recently came out with a study detailing the 25 worst passwords commonly used on the internet, and it's pretty sad. Among the list are passwords such as "123456" and "passw0rd" (where the "o" is replaced by a zero), while "password" is the most commonly used. Here's the whole list:

 

  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. passwOrd (The “O” is a zero here)
  19. shadow
  20. 123123
  21. 654321
  22. superman
  23. qazwsx
  24. michael
  25. football