The most popular passwords in 2014 were also the most obvious —leading security experts to once again urge people to change their passwords.
As with 2013, variations on passwords like 123456 continue to be the most popular passwords. Other obvious choices such as “password” and “qwerty” are also in the top five.
According to Tech Crunch, SplashData’s yearly list of the worst passwords on the internet (as compiled by more than 3 million leaked passwords from 2014) shows that people have a laid back attitude when it comes to securing their accounts on the internet with a strong password.
Last year’s worst list of passwords revealed that more number of people were simply using “password” to log into their accounts.
Below is this year’s list of 25 worst passwords: