This is SplashData’s 100 worst passwords from this past year

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A strong password is important to keep your data safe. Throw two-factor authentication in there and you’ve secured yourself even better. But we all know that there are people who still continue to use poorly thought out passwords. SplashData went ahead and researched the 100 worst passwords out there and compiled a list. Most of the usual suspects are represented — like 123456 and password — but there are a few new head-scratching ones as well. Read on below for the full list of SplashData’s 100 worst passwords of 2018.

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The 100 worst passwords list

  • #100: biteme
  • #99: 1992
  • #98: london
  • #97: soccer
  • #96: william
  • #95: querty
  • #94: liverpool
  • #93: pu**y
  • #92: admin123
  • #91: whatever
  • #90: dallas
  • #89: hockey
  • #88: test
  • #87: zaq1zaq1
  • #86: 1q2w3e
  • #85: aaaaaa
  • #84: killer
  • #83: bandit
  • #82: ashley
  • #81: cookie
  • #80: merlin
  • #79: trustno1
  • #78: 1991
  • #77: ranger
  • #76: chelsea
  • #75: banana
  • #74: jennifer
  • #73: 1990
  • #72: amanda
  • #71: 1989
  • #70: hunter
  • #69: nicole
  • #68: hello
  • #67: maverick
  • #66: blahblah
  • #65: mercedes
  • #64: corvette
  • #63: computer
  • #62: cheese
  • #61: ferrari
  • #60: starwars
  • #59: 1qaz2wsx
  • #58: andrea
  • #57: lakers
  • #56: andrew
  • #55: 12341234
  • #54: matthew
  • #53: robert
  • #52: 1234
  • #51: sophie
  • #50: pepper
  • #49: joshua
  • #48: tigger
  • #47: 55555
  • #46: jordan
  • #45: solo
  • #44: abcdef
  • #43: letmein
  • #42: ginger
  • #41: jessica
  • #40: 222222
  • #39: harley
  • #38: george
  • #37: summer
  • #36: thomas
  • #35: hannah
  • #34: daniel
  • #33: buster
  • #32: baseball
  • #31: passw0rd
  • #30: shadow
  • #29: freedom
  • #28: bailey
  • #27: 121212
  • #26: zxcvbnm
  • #25: qwert123
  • #24: password1
  • #23: donald
  • #22: aa123456
  • #21: charlie
  • #20: !@#$%^&*
  • #19: 654321
  • #18: monkey
  • #17: 123123
  • #16: football
  • #15: abc123
  • #14: 666666
  • #13: welcome
  • #12: admin
  • #11: princess
  • #10: iloveyou
  • #9: qwerty
  • #8: sunshine
  • #7: 1234567
  • #6: 111111
  • #5: 12345
  • #4: 12345678
  • #3: 123456789
  • #2: password
  • #1: 123456

There you have it! The 100 worst passwords of 2018. Now that you’ve made it to the end we should remind you that a strong password is essential to your online security. It should be complex and made up of numbers, characters, special characters, and at least 10 characters long. Setting up two-factor authentication on your accounts will also help keep you secure.

What did you think of this list of SplashData’s 100 worst passwords? Have you ever used any of these? What password and security tips do you use or want to share? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

Last Updated on February 3, 2021.

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