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Is your password on this list of 2014's worst passwords?

Steve Sande, @stevensande
January 20, 2015
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No matter how many times digital security experts exhort the public to use strong passwords, there are a surprising number of people who use passwords that are very easy to guess. For some reason, these are usually the same people who are shocked when someone breaks into their computer system and steals credit card or banking information. Well SplashData has published their list of the worst passwords on the internet, compiled from more than 3 million leaked passwords from 2014.

If your password is on this list, shame on you. Please consider using something like 1Password to create strong passwords and remember them for you.

The envelope, please...

The worst passwords of 2014 are:

  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
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