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20 Commonly used passwords you should avoid

We all know 2017 has been a jackpot for hackers, and one of the many ways they can infiltrate is by exploiting weak passwords. While some passwords are undeniably weak: like “password” and “123456,” there are others that are just as likely to be cracked, but aren’t as conspicuous. Here are 20 passwords that are in the top 100 list of weak passwords that may surprise you (notice the rank in parentheses):

  1. letmein (7)
  2. monkey (13)
  3. starwars (16)
  4. dragon (18)
  5. freedom (22)
  6. trustno1 (25)
  7. harley (28)
  8. buster (39)
  9. ferrari (43)
  10. cheese (44)
  11. sunshine (55)
  12. tigger (56)
  13. merlin (58)
  14. banana (61)
  15. cookie (68)
  16. jessica (74)
  17. dallas (79)
  18. passwor (80)
  19. ginger (97)
  20. thunder (100)

For more info, check out this article: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/20/20-passwords-other-than-123456-should-avoid.html

Author Charlie Tobler

Charlie Tobler is co-founder and an elite security team executive at OmniSOS.com.

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