500 Worst Passwords! Is Yours on the List?

by: - Last updated on: December 17th, 2016

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!!


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

  2. 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.