We get it, making a new password all the time is difficult. But if your password is on this list, you need to change it ...like yesterday.

Splash Data, a password management provider, shared its annual list of the worst passwords people in North America and Western Europe used for 2017. And, the passwords will make you feel as though we are back in 2001 when the Internet was in simpler times.

It baffles me that there are still people using '123456' or 'qwerty!' You're basically asking to be hacked!

Before seeing this list, please keep in mind - if this is you, Splash Data advises changing your password to something with at least 12 characters with upper/lowercase letters, numbers. For added flair, I like to add a symbol to hopefully confuse hackers.

OK let's check out this list of the WORST Passwords made by people who were definitely hacked:

  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. maste
  21. hello
  22. freedom
  23. whatever
  24. qazwsx
  25. trustno1

LOL 'trustno1'


Source: NYLON | Splash Data

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