Worst passwords of 2017 : From “123456” to “monkey”

How many times have you changed your password because you forget it ? This problem usually forces us to choose simple passwords which are easy to remember. Unfortunately, easy to remember passwords are also easy to guess ones.

The worst passwords of the year have been revealed in a new report which classifies all the combinations to a vulnerable online account. 

“123456” tops the list, as it did in 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013. For the fourth consecutive year, the next entry on the list is “password”. Variations of each of them comprise six of the other 23 entries in the top 25. Below you can see the whole list of the worst passwords revealed for this year:

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345678
  4. qwerty
  5. 12345
  6. 123456789
  7. letmein
  8. 1234567
  9. football
  10. iloveyou
  11. admin
  12. welcome
  13. monkey
  14. login
  15. abc123
  16. starwars
  17. 123123
  18. dragon
  19. passw0rd
  20. master
  21. hello
  22. freedom
  23. whatever
  24. qazwsx
  25. trustno1

If yours is similar to one of these, go ahead and change it to a more complex one before its too late!

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