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Worst Passwords 2014

Is Your Password on This List of Worst Ones?

Sure, sometimes we get lazy about changing our passwords. But if you're sticking with superobvious ones, you're just asking to be hacked. Since 2011, a company called SplashData has compiled a list of the most common passwords, and the ones from 2014 are no less cringeworthy than the ones from years before. (The top two were unchanged from 2013.)

Ahead, check out the 25 most used passwords from more than three million that were leaked online last year. If you recognize any of these, change your passwords ASAP. And if you need help picking one that's easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess, follow these tips.

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345
  4. 12345678
  5. qwerty
  6. 1234567890
  7. 1234
  8. baseball
  9. dragon
  10. football
  11. 1234567
  12. monkey
  13. letmein
  14. abc123
  15. 111111
  16. mustang
  17. access
  18. shadow
  19. master
  20. michael
  21. superman
  22. 696969
  23. 123123
  24. batman
  25. trustno1
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