The 20 Most Popular Passwords of 2015

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The 20 Most Popular Passwords of 2015

So it’s 2016 we’re well into the digital information age. So you’d think that we’d be pretty sorted now with our passwords, right?

Well no. Despite many publicised accounts of hacking, we still on the whole don’t seem to have gotten the message on how to keep our sensitive data secure and in many cases it’s just ripe for the picking by even a half decent hacker…

Internet banking – with all your funds and account info, cloud services – with all your documents and maybe sensitive images, other apps – with your personal preferences and information all out there. So what was popular 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

We hope that none of your account passwords appear on this list. If it does then it’s only a matter of time…

So what’s the best way to create a password that is secure and as difficult as possible to crack?

We’ll explore that next week in our blog.

1Comment
  • Tony
    Posted at 08:06h, 29 June Reply

    It’s crazy that people still think they can get away with such insecure passwords.

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