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Top Passwords of 2017

Well, I did this last year, and I’m a little late doing it again, but lets have a look at the updated list of passwords popular last year.

The top 25 passwords on the 2017 list.

1. 123456 (Unchanged)

2. Password (Unchanged)

3. 12345678 (Up 1)

4. qwerty (Up 2)

5. 12345 (Down 2)

6. 123456789 (New)

7. letmein (New)

8. 1234567 (Unchanged)

9. football (Down 4)

10. iloveyou (New)

11. admin (Up 4)

12. welcome (Unchanged)

13. monkey (New)

14. login (Down 3)

15. abc123 (Down 1)

16. starwars (New)

17. 123123 (New)

18. dragon (Up 1)

19. passw0rd (Down 1)

20. master (Up 1)

21. hello (New)

22. freedom (New)

23. whatever (New)

24. qazwsx (New)

25. trustno1 (New)

Well, there’s a few new ones in the list, but the most popular ones still haven’t changed.
While I’m a big lover of Star Wars, I’d never use it as a password, and while it’s kind of sweet iloveyou has jumped in at number 10, never ever use it.

The top 10 is filled with ridiculously easy to guess words and arrangements of letters and numbers from the keyboard, and it seems some people never learn.

Anyway, to copy/paste from last year.

“So if your password is on this list, obviously change it, choose something personal, and then stick random capitals in it and some numbers somewhere, and it should be pretty safe, but if you’re sticking with something obvious, you’re just asking for your email account to be hacked.”

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