58 Passwords You Should Not be Using

November 11th, 2014 - Category - IT & Cyber Security

Passwords are often all that stand between cyber criminals and your sensitive data. Access of this data by unauthorised persons can lead to serious financial problems, severe damage to reputation, or embarrassment.

So why do people continue to use common and easy to guess passwords on multiple websites, often using the same ones repeatedly?

It’s easy for people to obtain your email address. If they can work out your password and get into your emails, they have the potential to access any other service you use by clicking on the “forgot password” links that many services use.

If you’re using passwords similar to the ones below, you really should change them. Common words, people’s names, place names, sports teams, and easily guessed sequences or repetitions of numbers are the most commonly used passwords.

common passwords you should not be using

Read this post for our tips on creating super strong passwords.

About Mit Patel

Mit - Managing Director. In 2002, Mit founded Netstar. He has helped grow Netstar to become an indispensable partner to some of London’s finest businesses, including well known names in the Financial Services industry. Mit works across all aspects of the business including strategic planning and key account management. Mit is focused on ensuring the delivery of a high quality service, and providing strategic value to help our customers overcome their business challenges.

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