When it comes to choosing the right password for your online accounts, you should avoid using something that’s very easy to guess. If you use “password” as your security password, chances are you have been the victim of a hack attack. For a random password generator you can use this linked free password-generator tool by duplichecker.com.

“The word password is the least successful, according to SplashData’s annual list of worst passwords on the internet this year and ever since the stats have been in existence.”

So, below are the list of the worst 25 passwords for this year of 2011.

  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

Splash Data according to techatlast said that “Hackers can easily break into many accounts just by repeatedly trying common passwords.” “Even though people are encouraged to select secure, strong passwords, many people continue to choose weak, easy-to-guess ones, placing themselves at risk from fraud and identity theft.”

Read more at Techatlast Technology Blog.

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