It shouldn’t be news that insensitivity to our cyber security could cost us a lot ranging from giving our personal details into the wrong hands or having our money stolen by people who shouldn’t have possession of it, but most people out here on the web simply don’t care about how secured they are on the internet.

Worst passwords of 2015

It’s obvious that passwords are the basic necessities to keeping internet users secured but studies by SplashData over leaked passwords in 2015 show that people still use words like “passw0rd” and numbers like “12345” to secure their accounts. Below is the list of top 25 password used after study of over 2 million leaked passwords in 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

16. dragon

17. master

18. monkey

19. letmein

20. login

21. princess

22. qwertyuiop

23. solo

24. passw0rd

25. starwars

If you find yourself using any of these passwords, you obviously should replace them. Do you find it difficult creating a secured password? Here is a guide to the best password practices to protect yourself on the web.


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