The top passwords of 2014 are here and they will make you feel very clever 5 years ago

The top passwords of 2014 are here and they will make you feel very clever

'123456'? come on people, you can think of a better one than that surely...

Setting passwords is all important, it needs to be something you can easily remember in case you've had a rough night out the night before, but something difficult to guess.

Some people take the first part of that advice and completely disregard the second part and that's how many of these terrible passwords were born.

200-26

We still have our original password from our first gmail account and we still use it for everything, it's [our name]123, shush, don't tell anyone...

Splashdata have compiled a list of all the stolen passwords from last year and ranked them in order of popularity.

1. 123456
2. password
3. 12345
4. 12345678
5. qwerty
6. 123456789
7. 1234
8. baseball
9. dragon
10. football
11. 1234567
12. monkey
13. letmein
14. abc123
15. 111111
16. mustang
17. access
18. shadow
19. master
20. michael
21. superman
22. 696969
23. 123123
24. batman
25. trustno1

Our particular favourite is number nine, imagine having to give that password to someone you trusted to let them log in, the shame of it...

You can also check out the most common business passwords here.

Hat-tip to Mashable.