Imperva Offers List of 10 Worst Passwords

"123456" is one of the commonly used passwords discovered in an analysis of the RockYou attack.

By Kara Reeder | Posted Jan 21, 2010
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Imperva has analyzed the recent attack on the Web site RockYou to come up with a list of the worst passwords, reports The Huffington Post. The top 10 most commonly used passwords were:

  1. 123456
  2. 12345
  3. 123456789
  4. Password
  5. iloveyou
  6. princess
  7. rockyou
  8. 1234567
  9. 12345678
  10. abc123

IT Business Edge blogger Paul Mah offers a simple password guide. Mah says the secret number for a secure password is 12 characters. He also advocates never writing down your passwords and never using the same password for personal and work accounts.

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