Top 25 Most Embarrassing Moments of 2014

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SplashData just release what I would like to think is the top 25 most embarrassing moments of 2014.

1. 123456 (Unchanged from 2013)
2. password (Unchanged)
3. 12345 (Up 17)
4. 12345678 (Down 1)
5. qwerty (Down 1)
6. 234567890 (Unchanged)
7. 1234 (Up 9)
8. baseball (New)
9. dragon (New)
10. football (New)
11. 1234567 (Down 4)
12. monkey (Up 5)
13. letmein (Up 1)
14. abc123 (Down 9)
15. 111111 (Down 8)
16. mustang (New)
17. access (New)
18. shadow (Unchanged)
19. master (New)
20. michael (New)
21. superman (New)
22. 696969 (New)
23. 123123 (Down 12)
24. batman (New)
25. trustno1 (Down 1)

If you see your password on this list… CHANGE IT! While your at it, spend some time investigating if your site supports 2 Factor Authentication, which adds a second layer of security in the event your password is leaked.

Webmasters: Check out this cool password strength checker, which tells your vistors how quickly their password can be cracked. github:dropbox/zxcvbn

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