You should have protect your personal data’s with strong passwords. If you lose your data’s because of weak passwords internet is not responsible for that.

SplashData, leading provider of security applications listed the 25 worst passwords of 2014. The list started includes passwords like 123456, password, qwerty etc.

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SplashData recommends that when crafting your password:

  • Don’t use keyboard patterns e.g. “qwertyuiop” from the top row of letters
  • Don’t use a favourite sport – baseball and football were both in the Top 10, with hockey, soccer and golf in the Top 100.
  • Don’t use your birthday or birth year. People in their early 20s seemed to be especially guilty of this, with the years 1989 to 1992 all in the top 100.
  • Don’t use common names – michael, jennifer, thomas, jordan, hunter, michelle, charlie, andrew and daniel were all in the Top 50.

SEE ALSO: 3 Steps to create Secure, Easy-to-remember Passwords

Here is the worst 25 passwords of 2014.

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345
  4. 12345678
  5. qwerty
  6. 1234567890
  7. 1234
  8. baseball
  9. dragon
  10. football
  11. 1234567
  12. monkey
  13. letmein
  14. abc123
  15. 111111
  16. mustang
  17. access
  18. shadow
  19. master
  20. michael
  21. superman
  22. 696969
  23. 123123
  24. batman
  25. trustno1