12:17 pm November 17, 2011, by Christopher Seward
What do “letmein”, “iloveyou”, “baseball” and “123456” have in common? They are among the worst passwords you can have – and “password” is another one.
SplashData, a company that sells security and password services has come up with a list of 25 passwords to avoid if you want to keep hackers from accessing your computer, bank accounts, or other personal assets that require a code.
The more complicated the password, the better. The simpler, the more you are at risk since hackers usually start with the obvious in trying to figure out codes.
Other no-no’s on SplashData’s list include 12345678, qwerty, abc123, monkey, 1234567, trustno1, dragon, 111111, master, sunshine, Ashley, bailey, password, shadow, 123123, 654321, superman, qazwsx, Michael and football.
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