Common passwords 123456 and qwerty finally exposed

A report by database security firm Imperva has highlighted the most common consumer passwords. The study was based on an analysis of 32 million passwords exposed in the recent Rockyou.com breach.

The report can be downloaded here – no registration required. The top ten passwords are:

1. 123456

2. 12345

3. 123456789

4. Password

5. iloveyou

6. princess

7. rockyou

8. 1234567

9. 12345678

10. abc123

Will users never learn?

By Nigel Stanley, Practice Leader – Security, Bloor Research

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