SplashData, a cybersecurity firm, has released its list of worst passwords for 2015. If your password is on the list below, you might consider changing your login information to safeguard against hacking and identity theft. In order, the worst passwords for 2015 are:
- 1qaz2wsx [Check your keyboard]
- princess [As in Princess Leia]
- qwertyuiop [Again, check your keyboard]
- solo [As in Han]
- passw0rd [For those too clever to use “password”]
To read the full release, visit the SplashData website.
Check out our series, Privacy Perils, to learn what steps you can take to guard your personal and company data. For more information about this topic and other cyber security concerns, please contact Bob Brewer, Tony McFarland, Elizabeth Warren or a member of our Privacy & Data Security team.