World Password Day: List of passwords you should NEVER use

Here is a list of 27 passwords, which you should strictly not use.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: May 06, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
World Password Day: List of passwords you should NEVER use

New Delhi: Though the number of internet users in India growing by leaps and bounds there is still lack of awareness about password management among the masses, making them vulnerable to cyber attacks,

The first Thursday of May of each year is designated as World Password Day -- an occasion to promote better password habits.

It is important that one password should not be used for multiple accounts, because if one password is leaked, several accounts can be hacked.

Here is a list of passwords, which you should strictly not use.

Numerical Series (taking eight character password)

11111111,  22222222, 33333333, 44444444, 55555555, 66666666, 77777777, 88888888, 99999999, 00000000

Numerical Series in Ascending

123456789, 1234567890

Numerical Series in Descending

0987654321, 987654321

Series in Number Keys

741, 852, 963

Series in Number Keys Inverse

147, 258, 369

Characters in QWERTY style

QWERTY, QWERTYUIO, ASDFGHJKL, ZXCVBNM

Reverse Characters in QWERTY style

POIUYTREWQ, LKJHGFDSA, MNBVCXZ