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25 Most Commonly Stolen Passwords of 2016

Thursday, January 26, 2017
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How clever is your password?  If it’s on the list below, your password is just as easily stolen as it is remembered. Protect yourself by making sure you’re not using one of the top 25 most commonly stolen passwords of 2016, as determined by IT security firm SplashData.
To create a more secure password, make sure you are not relying only on numbers, and try to avoid simple keyboard patterns. You may also want to avoid easy-to-find information such as birthdays, favorite sports teams and addresses.  Attempt to create a password that is eight or more letters long, and avoid using the same password for multiple access points.    

1 123456 13 solo
2 password 14 abc123
3 12345 15 admin
4 12345678 16 121212
5 football 17 flower
6 qwerty 18 passw0rd
7 1234567890 19 dragon
8 1234567 20 sunshine
9 princess 21 master
10 1234 22 hottie
11 login 23 loveme
12 welcome 24 zaq1zaq1
    25 password1

 

 

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