2018: the worst passwords


Passwords 2018: Is the password you use sunshine, or monkey? Bad news: if a hacker tries to break into your account, guessing the password will be one of the first to try.

SplashData, a SplashID, TeamsID and Gpass password management company, has just released its annual "Worst Password" list.2018

The company looked over 5 for millions of passwords that leaked 2018 and published 25 more common. All in all, these passwords are used by 10% of Internet users.

Although most of the codes in the list have appeared in previous lists, the new list also includes the codes: princess, sunshine,! @ # $% ^ & *, And donald.

If you use any of the following passwords, replace it directly with a stronger one. Strong codes can be found with more than 16 digits, letters (lowercase) and special symbols.

Due to the nature it is impossible to remember such passwords, use a password manager. The Keepass app is open source, free and very reliable. It saves the codes locally (on your computer) and not in the cloud, with very strong encryption.

Let's look at the 25 passwords published by SplashData

25 Most Popular Passwords of 2018

  1. 123456
  2. Password
  3. 123456789
  4. 12345678
  5. 12345
  6. 111111
  7. 1234567
  8. sunshine
  9. QWERTY
  10. I love you
  11. princess
  12. admin
  13. welcome
  14. 666666
  15. abc123
  16. Beach football
  17. 123123
  18. monkey
  19. 654321
  20. ! @ # $% ^ & *
  21. charlie
  22. aa123456
  23. donald
  24. password1
  25. qwerty123

See also the top 100 passwords of 2018 from SplashData

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