Password management SplashData has finally released its fifth annual list of the most common passwords from the past year.

SplashData analyse around two million passwords from around the world, and release the most popular ones in a bid to warn the public of the dangers.

In the top 25 of 2015, you’ll find the usual ones topping the list (12345 and qwerty, etc) however last year some the introduction of a few Star Wars references such as “starwars”, and “princess” and “solo”, simly down to the release of the movie in December.

I hope for your sake you don’t have any of the following passwords, and if so, please change them with immediate effect!

Top 25 most common passwords:

1 123456 (UNCHANGED)
2 password (UNCHANGED)
3 12345678 (+1)
4 qwerty (+1)
5 12345 (-2)
6 123456789 (UNCHANGED)
7 football (+3)
8 1234 (-1)
9 1234567 (+2)
10 baseball (-2)
11 welcome (NEW)
12 1234567890 (NEW)
13 abc123 (+1)
14 111111 (+1)
15 1qaz2wsx (NEW)*
16 dragon (-7)
17 master (+2)
18 monkey (-6)
19 letmein (-6)
20 login (NEW)
21 princess (NEW)
22 qwertyuiop (NEW)
23 solo (NEW)
24 passw0rd (NEW)
25 starwars (NEW)

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Is your password any of these? If so, change it immediately

Is your password any of these? If so, change it immediately

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