Password, the secret word which we use to protect our accounts. There are lots of website online so it is hard to think each time a hard to guess and easy to remember password. people either use the same password over and over again or create easy to remember passwords (or both).
This report is generated by the data,“containing millions of stolen passwords” posted by hackers. Company has analyzed these data and create a list of weak password.
“If you’re one of those people who thought it was clever to use “password” as your password, it’s time to wisen up and make a change. Switching the “o” to a zero to make it ‘passw0rd’? Not much better,” advised SplashID.
If we take a look on the lists of previous years’, most of these re-appears in the common passwords. This is the reason why company restrict passwords to have capital letters, special characters and numbers all in a passwords to force users to keep a secure password. But users often forget this type of passwords. There are may websites and tools which suggest users some strong passwords.
The top 25 most commonly used passwords for 2011 according to SplashID: