The world's most stupid passwords have been revealed 4 years ago

The world's most stupid passwords have been revealed

Having your online accounts can be very costly, so you'd think a strong password is one of the most important things.

But some of us clearly don't care enough to go that extra step to protect our online accounts, as this list of the most common passwords - and likely the easiest to hack - shows.

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Released by password management app provider Splashdata, the list contains some that even we know better than to go for.

Still, knowing that people still use 'password' as their password in this day and age might make you feel better about your own intelligence. Unless you're one of them, of course.

10 most frequently stolen passwords:

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345
  4. 12345678
  5. qwerty
  6. 123456789
  7. 1234
  8. baseball
  9. dragon
  10. football