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These are the 25 worst passwords used in 2018




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123456 and passwords still rule at the top.

SplashData has revealed the top 25 passwords in 2018 and "123456" and "Password" have continued to hold the # 1

and # 2 points for the fifth consecutive year.

SplashData has been compiling these lists since 2012 and has used more than 5 million passwords that have been leaked through various data breaches and such.

US President Donald Trump made the list this year, debuting on # 23 with the password "Donald."

"Sorry, Mr President, but this is not false news – use your name or a common name as a password is one dangerous decision, says Morgan Slain, CEO of SplashData, Inc. "Successful hackers use celebrity names, pop culture and sports terms, and simple keyboard patterns to break into online accounts because they know that many use these easy-to-use combinations. remember. "

Splash Data hopes that by publishing these lists is encouraging

The 25 best passwords for 2018 are listed below and how their rankings have changed since 2017.

  1. 12345611 (Unchanged)
  2. 111111 (New)
  3. 1234567 (Opp 1)
  4. 123456789 (Up 3)
  5. 12345678 (Down 1)
  6. 12345 (Unchanged) 19659011] sunshine (New)
  7. qwerty (Down 5)
  8. ] iloveyou (Unchanged)
  9. princess (New)
  10. admin (Down 1)
  11. Welcome (Down 1)
  12. 666666)
  13. abc123 (Unchanged)
  14. football (Down 7)
  15. ] 123123 (Unchanged)
  16. monkey (Ned 5)
  17. 654321 (New)
  18. ! @ # $% ^ & * New)
  19. charlie (New)
  20. aa123456 (New)
  21. aa123456 (New)
  22. donald (New)
  23. password1 (New)
  24. qwerty123 (New)

Splash Data estimates that about 10% of people have at least used one of these passwords and nearly 3% have used the worst password, 123456.

We covered this list one back in 2015, and while 123456 and the password were still number 1 and 2, starwars made a look that makes sense to consider The Force Awakens also released that year. [19659037] Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who may or may not have the 123456 password. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.


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