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Is Your Information Secure? Do You Use One Of The ‘Worst’ Passwords?

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There are so many things that we need passwords for in our life. To sign on the computer, to check out bank account,, to log in our work or vacation time on our jobs work-site. And with all these passwords, do you use ones that are really secure? Could someone guess your passwords and really disrupt your world? Are you vulnerable to a hacker figuring out your password?.

A company called SplashData released their list of “The 25 Worst Passwords of the Year.” The worst passwords to use are numerical sequences, like 123456, or simple ones like PASSWORD1, are easy for hackers to solve.

I would suggest that if you are using any of the passwords on the list that you change them today. Keep your information secure with a solid password.

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2012

  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)

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