“Password”, Worst Password Of The Year 2011


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:
  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