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Poor Passwords Persist

By on December 6, 2011 in Computer Supplies, Security Products

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SplashData has released its annual list of the worst internet passwords. The passwords are ranked by how common they are.

“Password” tops the list with the imaginative “123456” in hot pursuit. “Monkey”, “dragon” and “bailey” also feature (but why are they so popular?).

The list in full:

  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

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