The Top 25 Hacked Passwords of 2011 Are…

  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     

 

Thanks SplashData for compiling the list and thanks Gawker, Sony and all the other sites whose horrible security let us see everyone’s passwords this year.  After being caught in the Gawker hack I now recommend everyone use a password locker like LastPass to generate secure encrypted passwords and store them for you.


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