Top 25 Worst Computer Passwords

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  1. Titans26

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    Here are some of the worst password list which any one should avoid......
    1. password
    2. 123456
    3. 12345678
    4. qwerty
    5. abc123
    6. monkey
    7. 1234567
    8. letmein
    9. trustno1
    10. dragon
    11. baseball
    12. 111111
    13. iloveyou
    14. master
    15. sunshine
    16. ashley
    17. bailey
    18. passw0rd
    19. shadow
    20. 123123
    21. 654321
    22. superman
    23. qazwsx
    24. michael
    25. football
     
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  4. BWIflyer
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    I cannot convince my wife to have a strong password. At my work, I have to change my password every 3 months and it has to be strong.
     
  5. BuckleandBoots

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    So as long as I use "strongpassword" or "strongpassw0rd" I should be good, right?:D
     
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    As someone who works in the security industry the poor password management i see makes me so sad.
     
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    One place I worked many years ago had 1 password for absolutely EVERYTHING.
    It was only 6 characters long.
    Disaster waiting to happen.
     
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    I ran a password cracking program do obtain access to a device I purchased (and the manufacturer refused to provide me the root password). 30 minutes and I had it. alskdj123. It's amazing how insecure even manufacturers are!
     
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    beats one place I worked. Someone had all their usernames and passwords on a post it note on their monitor :eek:
     
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    you would be surprised.....also under the keyboard is such a better hiding place.
     
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    How stupid! I only write the first five letters on the post it note. And since the last three letters are always ABC, it is still easy ;)
     
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    So you guys are saying "donthackme" isn't a strong enough password?? ;). I should probably change that...
     
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    momdad is also a common pswrd.
     
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    One of our big banks here will only allow a maximum 6 numerical password/code for their online banking...tells you how much they care about security.
     
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    That it's very scary!
     
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    Proudly their most common password is: 123456!
     
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    Just discovered the use of a very secure one here at the office: Null00
     
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  19. KateBennet

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    How about birthdate password?
     
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    I like monkey on #6
     

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