Thursday, 21 January 2010

The 10 most used internet passwords

According to data security firm, Imperva, the ten most commonly used passwords exposed by the hacking of the 32 million passwords used on the RockYou website were:

1. 123456

2. 12345

3. 123456789

4. Password

5. iloveyou

6. princess

7. rockyou

8. 1234567

9. 12345678

10. abc123

I must admit I have seen most of these over and over again in my travels.

1 comment:

manwiddicombe said...

Embedded in the Twitter sign up page source code are a list of prohibited password choices.

All of yours are in there plus a whole load more.