20 most common passwords

I wouldn’t want this post to disappear, so just to make sure that the information is better spread on what passwords *not to use*, here is the list:

1. 123456

2. 12345

3. 123456789

4. Password

5. iloveyou

6. princess

7. rockyou

8. 1234567

9. 12345678

10. abc123

11. Nicole

12. Daniel

13. babygirl

14. monkey

15. Jessica

16. Lovely

17. michael

18. Ashley

19. 654321

20. Qwerty

Come on, people, get some imagination! This would seriously make the web a better place…

Related post about web security (I’ll find a better place to put it soon): http://www.softwarequalityconnection.com/2011/12/how-to-check-your-web-app-for-security-vulnerabilities/


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  • Hi Yannick,

    Thanks a lot for these. I see quite often as well:
    21- admin (or Admin)
    22- azerty (especially in french speaking areas).

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