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The Top Ten Worst Passwords of 2015

27 May Posted by in Statistics, Videos | Comments

A recent survey of previously hacked password databases found the following where the most common… which makes them the worst passwords.  These are the top 10 bad passwords in 2015:

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345678captain-picard-bad-passwords
  4. qwerty
  5. 12345
  6. 123456789
  7. football
  8. 1234567
  9. baseball

Note that all of these are common words or keyboard patterns in lower case.  You can still have a password that is easy to remember but hard to crack.  See our list of The Top Ten secure but easy to remember passwords of 2016.

You also might be interested in the 10 worst PIN codes.

Below is a “bad passwords” short video covering these 10 worst passwords from the Wall Street Journal:

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