During a recent security audit of the Western Australian government, it was found that 26% of its officials had super weak, guessable passwords. In fact, in a search of 234,000 accounts in 17 government agencies over 5,000 of them included the word password. But are you really surprised? After all, there’s probably a good chance at least one of your passwords is something like “password” or “1234” or equally as prosaic.
That is why it is good that FrontNet has put together a list of the 25 worst passwords to use on the internet. These passwords are super common and therefore easily hackable. Sorry but it looks like it is not great news for Star Wars fans, people who love the first half of the alphabet and counting single digits. The robots will find you if you use them.
Try to avoid these 25 passwords for any online accounts: