The worst passwords in the world…

… are also the most common passwords in the world. That’s not an accident – they’re the worst because they’re the most common.

If you’re using one of these passwords for your iPhone (or anything else, really), stop it!

Here is another list of passwords to avoid, many of which are unsurprisingly similar to the first list.

There are a lot of technically difficult and time-consuming ways to protect your security, and there are justifiable reasons to balk at them. Avoiding the most common passwords, however, is not one of those ways. It is the ripest and droopiest of the low-hanging security fruit. Pick it.

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