Search form

Back to Blog

Worst Passwords Revealed

Every year, the folks at SplashData release a list of the worst, most ineffective, potentially dangerous passwords employed by people to "protect" their various technological properties. These are considered the bottom of the barrel and are as bad as not password protecting at all.

SplashData's list of the worst passwords with their change from last year's ranking in parentheses:

  1. password (unchanged)
  2. 123456 (unchanged)
  3. 12345678 (unchanged)
  4. abc123 (up 1)
  5. qwerty (down 1)
  6. monkey (unchanged)
  7. letmein (up 1)
  8. dragon (up 2)
  9. 111111 (up 3)
  10. baseball (up 1)
  11. iloveyou (up 2)
  12. trustno1 (down 3)
  13. 1234567 (down 6)
  14. sunshine (up 1)
  15. master (down 1)
  16. 123123 (up 4)
  17. welcome (new)
  18. shadow (up 1)
  19. ashley (down 3)
  20. football (up 5)
  21. Jesus (new)
  22. michael (up 2)
  23. ninja (new)
  24. mustang (new)
  25. password1 (new)


Supporting Language Develpoment in...

Infants and toddlers are unique in their own way as they begin developing, growing, and learning—and it is no different for language development. Infants begin learning in the womb and can differentiate the family’s voices almost immediately. In the second half of the first year, they are able to differentiate foreign languages and sounds from the language they will be using (Klass, 2017). Language development is...

Building Math Concepts in the...

Center time has just started in Miss Shipley’s Kindergarten classroom. In the housekeeping center the children are busy getting ready to open the “Class Store”. One boy is behind the register with play money and a...

Social Media Engagement to Consider as...

Hello to the 2023-2024 school year! It is here!

 Let’s make this your best school year yet! As this year begins, think of new ways to involve your families in the classroom and new ways to communicate and reach all people. Whether parents are separated, grandparents, or other family members are raising children; everyone needs to be involved in a child’s school success. Maybe...

The 2023 Tour de France Begins July 1st


In 2023, the Tour de France(110th race) begins on July 1st...

May is Asian American Pacific Islander...


There is a Black History Month, Native Americans Heritage Month, a Hispanic American Month and a Woman’s History Month. Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month is a time to highlight the contributions of these groups of people to the culture of the...

Revitalizing After Retirement

I had been retired for about 18 months and not enjoying myself. My wife would travel to go to work and leave me alone with a TV and my two dogs. This was certainly not how I wanted to spend my “golden years”. After working over 51 years in education in the United States and Egypt I had few plans on how best spend my idle hours. Frankly, I was bored and frustrated. 

Fortunately very close to my house they were building a new school. I decided to look into this possible opportunity....

March is Women's History Month...



"Remember no one can...