The Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2011

Passwords are necessary for everything on the internet.  Keeping track of all of them becomes a job in itself.  Using secure passwords are paramount to your identity and safety.  I will follow up this post with a great article written by Christina Warren of Mashable.com.

SplashData, a password management application maker created the rankings based on millions of stolen passwords posted online by hackers. Here is the complete list:

1. password

2. 123456

3. 12345678

4. qwerty

5. abc123

6. monkey

7. 1234567

8. letmein

9. trustno1

10. dragon

11. baseball

12. 111111

13. iloveyou

14. master

15. sunshine

16. ashley

17. bailey

18. passw0rd

19. shadow

20. 123123

21. 654321

22. superman

23. qazwsx

24. michael

25. football