Time to Change Your Password!

The most used passwords at Gawker Media were recently released. These are the top 10:

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345678
  4. lifehack
  5. querty
  6. abc123
  7. 111111
  8. monkey
  9. consumer
  10. 12345

Also on high on the list were: princess, 1234567, f—you, and michael

Last year, the most used passwords at RockYou.com were posted on the internet. These are the top 10:

  1. 123456
  2. 12345
  3. 123456789
  4. password
  5. iloveyou
  6. princess
  7. rockyou
  8. 1234567
  9. 12345678
  10. abc123

Also on high on the list were: monkey, querty, and michael.

Last year, the most used passwords at hotmail.com (perhaps hacked from a phishing kit) were posted. These are the top 10:

  1. 123456
  2. 123456789
  3. alejandra 
  4. 111111 
  5. alberto 
  6. tequiero 
  7. alejandro 
  8. 12345678 
  9. 1234567 
  10. estrella 

Also high on the list were: iloveyou and 12345

Not sure what this means, except that if you use any of these passwords, perhaps it’s time for a change!