50 most-used passwords exposed

For example, 1,911,938 people used the password ‘123456’, while 345,834 simply used the word ‘password’. If anything, don’t use the first six or nine letters or numbers on your keyboard. However, don’t think you’ll fool anyone by using a diagonal row either, they proved just as popular! More importantly, don’t use your own name, or the name of the system you’re using. 

Thanks to Adobe hackers, here were the top 50 passwords. If your password is on here, it’s time to change it.

1. 1,911,938 people – 123456

2. 446,162 people – 123456789

3. 345,834 people – password

4. 211,659 people – adobe123

5. 201,580 people – 12345678

6. 130,832 people – qwerty

7. 124,253 people – 1234567

8. 113,884 people – 111111

9. 83,411 people – photoshop

10. 82,694 people – 123123

11. 76910 people – 1234567890

12. 76,186 people – 000000

13. 70,791 people – abc123

14. 61,453 people – 1234

15. 56,744 people – adobe1

16. 54,651 people – macromedia

17. 48,850 people – azerty

18. 47,142 people – iloveyou

19. 44,281 people – aaaaaa

20. 43,670 people – 654321

21. 43,497 people – 12345

22. 37,407 people – 666666

23. 35,325 people – sunshine

24. 34,963 people – 123321

25. 33,452 people – letmein

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