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These were the 25 worst passwords of 2017

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Daily Hive Staff Dec 20, 2017 8:44 am 2,898

It seems like almost everything we do online these days requires a password.

Unfortunately, many people don’t take online passwords seriously, making them vulnerable to hackers.

And those hackers don’t come to play nice. They can steal important information, including things like say, your entire identity. So, to help protect your cybersecurity in 2018, SplashData released its annual list of the “Worst Passwords of the Year.”

“123456” took the top spot, followed by “Password” and “12345678.” So if you’re using these passwords as your login, it’s best to change them ASAP.

Here are the worst passwords of 2017:

  1. 123456
  2. Password
  3. 12345678
  4. qwerty
  5. 12345
  6. 123456789
  7. letmein
  8. 1234567
  9. football
  10. iloveyou
  11. admin
  12. welcome
  13. monkey
  14. login
  15. abc123
  16. starwars
  17. 123123
  18. dragon
  19. passw0rd
  20. maste
  21. hello
  22. freedom
  23. whatever
  24. qazwsx
  25. trustno1
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