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25 Most Used Passwords Revealed

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 in Culture, Internet by Felica Grenda

With the latest leaking of a ton of LinkedIn, last.fm, and eHarmony passwords, there’s been a buzz going around about how secure one’s account really is.

It doesn’t really help that most users on the internet put in a joke password that anyone could guess.

IT security consultant Mark Burnett has created a list of the “top 500 worst (aka most common)” passwords.

Taken from the antivirus solution provider ESET, here are the top 25. If yours is one of them, it’s highly recommended you find a new password.

  1. password
  2. 123456
  3. 12345678
  4. 1234
  5. qwerty
  6. 12345
  7. dragon
  8. pussy
  9. baseball
  10. football
  11. letmein
  12. monkey
  13. 696969
  14. abc123
  15. mustang
  16. michael
  17. shadow
  18. master
  19. jennifer
  20. 111111
  21. 2000
  22. jordan
  23. superman
  24. harley
  25. 1234567

 

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