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‘Password’ Still Tops List Of ‘Worst Passwords of 2012’



Productivity software company SplashData has just released its list of ‘Worst Passwords of 2012’.

Surprise, surprise, the top three worst passwords are still: “password”, “123456”, and “12345678”—the same three from 2011.

New entries to this year’s list of 25 include: “welcome”, “jesus”, “ninja”, “mustang”, and “password1”.

Check out the passwords and their ranking changes:
  1. password (unchanged)
  2. 123456 (unchanged)
  3. 12345678 (unchanged)
  4. abc123 (up 1)
  5. qwerty (down 1)
  6. monkey (unchanged)
  7. letmein (up 1)
  8. dragon (up 2)
  9. 111111 (up 3)
  10. baseball (up 1)
  11. iloveyou (up 2)
  12. trustno1 (down 3)
  13. 1234567 (down 6)
  14. sunshine (up 1)
  15. master (down 1)
  16. 123123 (up 4)
  17. welcome (new)
  18. shadow (up 1)
  19. ashley (down 3)
  20. football (up 5)
  21. jesus (new)
  22. michael (up 2)
  23. ninja (new)
  24. mustang (new)
  25. password1 (new)



[via SplashData]
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