From the moment we started using passwords, it did not take long to realize how many people picked the very same passwords over and over. In fact, we are so predictable that most hackers make use common passwords.
To give you an insight of how predictable humans can be, following is a list of the 25 worst passwords of 2016. If you see your password on this list, please change it immediately. Keep in mind that every password listed here has been used by at least hundreds if not thousands of other people. There are some interesting passwords on this list that show how people try to be clever, but even human cleverness is predictable.
Every year, SplashData compiles a list of the millions of stolen passwords and then sorts them in order of popularity. The list below is based on a total of over 2 million leaks passwords. Well, the list is quite interesting, sports-based passwords are still popular and also inspired by certain blockbuster films. However, there are also amusingly dumb, check the list below.
Many people use an easy password because it is difficult to remember passwords included with characters, numbers, capitalized letters and symbols. If you are using the word 'password' as your password then it's time to change it.
Expert says, people don't have time to think of a secure password and starts using, which they see regularly and use them. For example using of word password, 123456, abc123 and as a password is most common these days.