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‘Donald’ Makes the List of 2018’s Worst Passwords

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It’s that time of year again when the annual list of worst passwords is released and we see that we have learned nothing from our mistakes. This year’s list features the usual suspects, like “password” at number two and “123456” at number one for the fifth year in a row, but in an upsetting turn of events, “donald” makes its debut on the list this year, at number 23.

The rankings come from SplashData, the company behind password management software like SplashID. SplashData analyzed more than 5 million passwords leaked on the internet and found that people are still using easily guessable passwords.

Donald” sits between two other newcomers to the list, “aa123456” and “password1”. Here’s SplashData’s top 10 worst passwords, which the company desperately hopes will convince people to please change their passwords.

123456
password
123456789
12345678
12345
111111
1234567
sunshine
qwerty
iloveyou

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