Worst passwords of the world 2016

Worst passwords of the world 2016

According to SplashData, a password managment application company, here’s a short list of the worst passwords that people can use. The 1st place, for 2 years in a row, is taken be “123456”. The  2nd place in this top is taken by “password”. Other new passwords in our top are

  • login;
  • welcome
  • passw0rd;
Worst passwords of the world 2016

Worst passwords of the world 2016

From my point of view, you don’t have to be a hacker to guess these passwords, and if you saw your password here, you should change it right away. Morgan Slain, the CEO of SplashData stated: “We hope that with more publicity about how risky it is to use weak passwords, more people will take steps to strengthen their passwords and, most importantly, use different passwords for different websites”. Many more things about passwords can be found here.

The 25 worst passwords of 2015 

1 – 123456
2 – password
3 – 12345678
4 – qwerty
5 – 12345
6 – 123456789
7 – football
8 – 1234
9 – 1234567
10 – baseball
11 – welcome
12 – 1234567890
13 – abc123
14 – 111111
15 – 1qaz2wsx (I must admit this one’s quite interesting)
16 – dragon
17 – master
18 – monkey
19 – letmein
20 – login
21 – princess
22 – qwertyuiop
23 – solo
24 – passw0rd
25 – starwars

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