The Worst Passwords Of 2011

Here are the 25 worst internet passwords of 2011, as compiled by SplashData. The rankings are based on millions of stolen passwords posted online by hackers:

  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

Hackers can easily break into many accounts just by repeatedly trying common passwords,” (SplashData CEO) Morgan Slain says. “Even though people are encouraged to select secure, strong passwords, many people continue to choose weak, easy-to-guess ones, placing themselves at risk from fraud and identity theft.

The above info is quoted from Mashable.

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