Most commonly used online passwords revealed

The release of Gawker passwords a little over a week ago has led to many fearing for the safety of their private online information. But, for inormation that is so private, the passwords are surprisingly simple. The Wall Street Journal analyzed the 188,279 passwords that were decoded to find the most commonly used password by far is “123456”. Many people also opt for “password”.

1. 123456

2. password

3. 12345678

4. lifehack

5. qwerty

6. abc123

7. 111111

8. monkey

9. consumer

10. 12345

via Most commonly used online passwords revealed – Yahoo! News.