Top 25 Worst Passwords You smart little cookie!

April 17, 2016 By Digital Culture

SplashData released it’s annual top 25 worst passwords list. How was the list compiled you might ask. Well, they compiled it using 2 million passwords that were leaked in 2015 ranging from North America to Western Europe.

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345678
  4. qwerty
  5. 12345
  6. 123456789
  7. football
  8. 1234
  9. 1234567
  10. baseball
  11. welcome
  12. 1234567890
  13. abc123
  14. 111111
  15. 1qaz2wsx
  16. dragon
  17. master
  18. monkey
  19. letmein
  20. login
  21. princess
  22. qwertyuiop
  23. solo
  24. passw0rd
  25. starwars

Most of list doesn’t come as a surprise, since they have been used as standard passwords for ages.

However, it’s a little puzzling that starwars made it on the list, considering it’s commonly associated with geeks/nerds. Which begs the question, why would someone with above average intellect would use starwars as a password?