Top 50 Passwords… Don’t Use These

Recently a popular website (gawker.com) had their user account database hackaed and 1.25 million encrypted accounts were “stolen”.  The hacker then descrypted 185,000 of them and posted them for all to see. 
 
Most people trying to steal your data or money will often use a computer program to guess at your passwords using what is most common.
 
Below is a listing of the top 50 most common passwords at Gawker (and no doubt, in general). 
 
The bottom line is do not use simple passwords like this to protect access to your bank, company, email, or any important data.
 
123456
password
12345678
<name-of-website>
qwerty
abc123
111111
monkey
consumer
12345
trustnot
dragon
password
1234567
baseball
superman
iloveyou
<name-of-associated-website>
sunshine
1234
princess
starwars
whatever
shadow
cheese
123123
nintendo
football
computer
f—you  – you fill in the blank
654321
blahblah
password
master
michael
666666
jennifer
Password
Jordan
poke
won
mic
killer
Pepper
welcome
batman
internet
Media

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