123456! QWERTY! Password! These are some of the 500 worst passwords listed down by Dave Kleiman in his book Perfect Password: Selection, Protection, Authentication. Hilarious to see some of the passwords listed down there – one of them being ZZZZZZZ!!

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On a serious note, if your password is one of the 500 listed ones, you must think of something better and change it right away! Securing your GMail or any other email will be useless if you have one of these passwords.


Let me know if any of your passwords is listed above!

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  • http://circleboxblog.com/ Callum Chapman

    My password is two completely random words in two different languages (that I don’t speak) with loads of completely random numbers chucked in between letters and various other symbols. I do well to remember it myself! ;)

  • LaserWraith

    Why should we “let [you] know if any of [our] passwords [are] listed above”?* :P

    You want everyone to see them? :D

    Anyway, for making quick accounts somewhere my password manager, LastPass, generates and saves them. If it is a site I frequent, I can make a special unique password for each site name. :P

    * The words in brackets are because of the change of viewpoints.

  • http://geniusgeeks.com Ricky

    I still laugh at reading some passwords. Bigti*s,fu**er,po*n and many other words are there.

  • http://www.cooltricksntips.com Rahul Jadhav

    My password contains both words and numbers, none of the above :)

  • Kerwin

    8675309? why that one?

    • lolwut

      jenny jenny who can i turn to

    • chicago ruth

      that is a song

  • cooljaz124

    verutheoruflipflop was my last password :)

  • Reefah

    mine is a word i made up from the combination of
    a) a dead language
    b) a language i dont speak
    c) its not even a real word but makes perfect sense in my mind

  • Anon

    And that’s why you use random words/numbers on your password.

  • Matt

    Any password is a good one. Someone still has to guess it. My password could be abc123 but who’s going to pick that word out of the 50 billion combiations of letters and numbers available.

    • grace

      me

  • Light

    Matt
    Humans probally wouldn’t bother but give the bots that are programmed to do this second or two and ^^

  • http://www.computerrepairmanchester.co.uk jamo

    mines all of them together you will get fed up of typing before you get in

  • xRayo-

    u forgot 666

  • kourtney

    my password has always been a word i made up,hithpakoo

  • prustage

    I find the whole thing rather depressing. There, in that list is the American psyche encapsulated – sex, sport and superheroes.

  • Chicago Ruth

    The most used according to Hackers is not there either. God, Satan, Lucifer, Admin, Administrator, Boss… I don’t see: 90210, Spartacus, argh, no, yes, ok, shutup, ihateyou, sigh, damn, dammit, common, idontknow, what, why, open, done, goaway, leavemealone, scram, foff, fuckoff, flipoff, “the computer company’s name”, “the model number of the computer”, “your city”, “your country”, “the current president”, “your zip code”, “your telephone number”, “your social security number”, “your birthday”, “your name”, “your birth year”, “your initials”, “your dad’s name”, “your mom’s name”, “your pet’s name”, and “mother’s maiden name” is easy to find in modern times, Lincoln, Washington, Elvis, Disney, WB, warnerbrothers, warnerbros, nintendo, sony, playstation, ps1, ps2, ps3, pw, psp, nes, snes, n64, gb, gbc, gba, pc, mac, imac, ipod, ipad, notebook, netbook, laptop, desktop, tower, linux, unix, nds, atari, square, squaresoft, squareenix, etc.

  • http://www.google.com.au Aliix (Alex)

    Thats my name :P

  • Yo’BitchAss

    Mines none of them&also…it’s actually hixD <—HAHA, BELIEVE ME?