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The Most Used and Abused Passwords On The Net

Apr 27 2007 - 12:00pm

This list is surprising and shocking at the same time - do people honestly think these passwords are safe to use? They may be easy to remember, but in terms of being secure and difficult to crack- not so much. This list, which appeared in the May 8th edition of PC Magazine [1] shows the 10 most commonly used online passwords, none of which surprised me. Although monkey- Am I too geeky to get this one?



  1. password
  2. 123456
  3. qwerty
  4. abc123
  5. letmein
  6. monkey
  7. myspace1
  8. password1
  9. blink182
  10. (your first name)

Source URL
http://www.geeksugar.com/tech/Most-Used-Abused-Passwords-Net-229157