Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014

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Happy Computing Tip #96
Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014 

By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot

It’s a very common thing for people to choose a password that they think is foolproof. However, hackers are smart and very commonly hack accounts with easy passwords. We often get calls from clients who have been hacked because their password was too easy. So it’s very important to make sure your password is something that only you know and will be able to remember. Below are the top 25 worst passwords of 2014 according to SplashData. Make sure your password is not on the list ;). 

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345
  4. 12345678
  5. qwerty
  6. 123456789
  7. 1234
  8. baseball
  9. dragon
  10. football
  11. 1234567
  12. monkey
  13. letmein
  14. abc123
  15. 111111
  16. mustang
  17. access
  18. shadow
  19. master
  20. michael
  21. superman
  22. 696969
  23. 123123
  24. batman
  25. trustno1

Want to know how to create a hacker-proof password? Stay tuned next week to see how you can create such a password.


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