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A List of 500 Passwords You Shouldn’t Be Using

Jason O. Gilbert
Technology Editor
Yahoo Tech

While we’re not entirely sure how the recent theft of several celebrities private photos was carried out, the leading theory places the blame on a vulnerability in iCloud, Apples Internet storage system. 

Specifically, one such theory goes, the hacker (or hackers) was able to nail down the iCloud passwords of the celeb victims and root around in their Apple storage lockers after gaining access. The responsible party may have used a tool called iBrute, according to The Daily Dot, which exploited a (since-fixed) iCloud bug that allowed a forced digital entry by guessing several common passwords until the correct one unlocked the front door. 

See Yahoo Tech’s complete coverage of the Celebgate hacking scandal right here.

It hasnt been confirmed that iBrute was used; the tools creator sees no evidence that it was, but concedes that its possible. iBrute used 500 of the most common passwords that were leaked from a service called RockYou, which leaked out 32 million usernames and passwords way back in 2009; the tool’s creators posted those passwords in a long list on the developer site GitHub.

We’ve listed the 500 common passwords below. The passwords that iBrute worked with included one capital letter and one number, so old standbys like “password” and “iloveyou” do not appear here.  

Even though these passwords are from 2009, the Great Celebrity Hack of 2014 serves as another reminder that if you use any of the following 500 passwords on any service, it’s way past time for a change.

Oh, and while you’re at it, you should make sure that you have two-factor authentication enabled on any account that offers it, and make sure you’re using as strong a password as possible by reading my colleague Rafe Needleman’s guide to creating an uncrackable one here. Be safe out there, everyone.

449 Password1 225 Princess1 218 P@ssw0rd 207 Passw0rd 173 Michael1 144 Blink182 129 !QAZ2wsx 126 Charlie1 111 Anthony1 103 1qaz!QAZ 102 Brandon1 100 Jordan23 91 1qaz@WSX 89 Jessica1 81 Jasmine1 80 Michelle1 80 Diamond1 79 Babygirl1 78 Iloveyou2 76 Matthew1 74 Rangers1 72 Pa55word 70 Iverson3 68 Sunshine1 66 Madison1 64 William1 63 Elizabeth1 62 Password123 59 Liverpool1 59 Cameron1 58 Butterfly1 57 Beautiful1 57 !QAZ1qaz 55 Patrick1 53 Welcome1 52 Iloveyou1 52 Bubbles1 50 Chelsea1 49 ZAQ!2wsx 49 Blessed1 48 Richard1 47 Danielle1 46 Raiders1 46 Jackson1 45 Jesus777 45 Jennifer1 45 Alexander1 44 Ronaldo7 44 Heather1 44 Dolphin1 44 Destiny1 44 Brianna1 43 Trustno1 43 1qazZAQ! 42 Precious1 42 Freedom1 42 Christian1 42 Brooklyn1 42 !QAZxsw2 41 Password2 41 Football1 41 ABCabc123 40 Samantha1 40 Charmed1 38 Trinity1 38 Chocolate1 38 America1 37 Password01 37 Natalie1 36 Superman1 36 Scooter1 36 Mustang1 36 Brittany1 36 Angel123 35 Jonathan1 35 Friends1 35 Courtney1 35 Aaliyah1 34 Rebecca1 33 Timothy1 33 Scotland1 33 Raymond1 33 Inuyasha1 32 Tiffany1 32 Pa55w0rd 32 Nicholas1 32 Melissa1 32 Isabella1 31 Summer07 31 Rainbow1 31 Poohbear1 31 Peaches1 31 Gabriel1 31 Arsenal1 31 Antonio1 30 Victoria1 30 Stephanie1 30 Dolphins1 30 ABC123abc 29 Spongebob1 29 Pa$$w0rd 29 Forever1 28 iydgTvmujl6f 28 Zachary1 28 Yankees1 28 Stephen1 28 Shannon1 28 John3:16 28 Gerrard8 28 Fuckyou2 27 ZAQ!1qaz 27 Pebbles1 27 Monster1 27 Chicken1 26 zaq1!QAZ 26 Spencer1 26 Savannah1 26 Jesusis1 26 Jeffrey1 26 Houston1 26 Florida1 26 Crystal1 25 Tristan1 25 Thunder1 25 Thumper1 25 Special1 25 Pr1ncess 25 Password12 25 Justice1 25 Cowboys1 25 Charles1 25 Blondie1 24 Softball1 24 Orlando1 24 Greenday1 24 Dominic1 24 !QAZzaq1 23 abc123ABC 23 Snickers1 23 Patches1 23 P@$$w0rd 23 Natasha1 23 Myspace1 23 Monique1 23 Letmein1 23 James123 23 Celtic1888 23 Benjamin1 23 Baseball1 23 1qazXSW@ 22 Vanessa1 22 Steelers1 22 Slipknot1 22 Princess13 22 Princess12 22 Midnight1 22 Marines1 22 M1chelle 22 Lampard8 22 Jesus123 22 Frankie1 22 Elizabeth2 22 Douglas1 22 Devil666 22 Christina1 22 Bradley1 21 zaq1@WSX 21 Tigger01 21 Summer08 21 Princess21 21 Playboy1 21 October1 21 Katrina1 21 Iloveme1 21 Chris123 21 Chicago1 21 Charlotte1 21 Broncos1 21 BabyGirl1 21 Abigail1 20 Tinkerbell1 20 Rockstar1 20 RockYou1 20 Michelle2 20 Georgia1 20 Computer1 20 Breanna1 20 Babygurl1 19 Trinity3 19 Pumpkin1 19 Princess7 19 Preston1 19 Newyork1 19 Marissa1 19 Liberty1 19 Lebron23 19 Jamaica1 19 Fuckyou1 19 Chester1 19 Braxton1 19 August12 18 z,iyd86I 18 l6fkiy9oN 18 Sweetie1 18 November1 18 Love4ever 18 Ireland1 18 Iloveme2 18 Christine1 18 Buttons1 18 Babyboy1 18 Angel101 17 Vincent1 17 Spartan117 17 Soccer12 17 Princess2 17 Penguin1 17 Password5 17 Password3 17 Panthers1 17 Nirvana1 17 Nicole12 17 Nichole1 17 Molly123 17 Metallica1 17 Mercedes1 17 Mackenzie1 17 Kenneth1 17 Jackson5 17 Genesis1 17 Diamonds1 17 Buttercup1 17 Brandon7 16 Whatever1 16 TheSims2 16 Summer06 16 Starwars1 16 Spiderman1 16 Soccer11 16 Skittles1 16 Princess01 16 Phoenix1 16 Pass1234 16 Panther1 16 November11 16 Lindsey1 16 Katherine1 16 JohnCena1 16 January1 16 Gangsta1 16 Fuckoff1 16 Freddie1 16 Forever21 16 Death666 16 Chopper1 16 Arianna1 16 Allison1 15 Yankees2 15 TrustNo1 15 Tiger123 15 Summer05 15 September1 15 Sebastian1 15 Sabrina1 15 Princess07 15 Popcorn1 15 Pokemon1 15 Omarion1 15 Nursing1 15 Miranda1 15 Melanie1 15 Maxwell1 15 Lindsay1 15 Joshua01 15 Hollywood1 15 Hershey1 15 Hello123 15 Gordon24 15 Gateway1 15 Garrett1 15 David123 15 Daniela1 15 Butterfly7 15 Buddy123 15 Brandon2 15 Bethany1 15 Austin316 15 Atlanta1 15 Angelina1 15 Alexandra1 15 Airforce1 14 Winston1 14 Veronica1 14 Vanilla1 14 Trouble1 14 Summer01 14 Snowball1 14 Rockyou1 14 Qwerty123 14 Pickles1 14 Password11 14 Password1! 14 November15 14 Music123 14 Monkeys1 14 Matthew2 14 Marie123 14 Madonna1 14 Kristen1 14 Kimberly1 14 Justin23 14 Justin11 14 Jesus4me 14 Jeremiah1 14 Jennifer2 14 Jazmine1 14 FuckYou2 14 Colorado1 14 Christmas1 14 Bella123 14 Bailey12 14 August20 14 3edc#EDC 14 2wsx@WSX 14 12qw!@QW 14 #EDC4rfv 13 Winter06 13 Welcome123 13 Unicorn1 13 Tigger12 13 Soccer13 13 Senior06 13 Scrappy1 13 Scorpio1 13 Santana1 13 Rocky123 13 Ricardo1 13 Princess123 13 Password9 13 Password4 13 P@55w0rd 13 Monkey12 13 Michele1 13 Micheal1 13 Michael7 13 Michael01 13 Matthew3 13 Marshall1 13 Loveyou2 13 Lakers24 13 Kennedy1 13 Jesusis#1 13 Jehovah1 13 Isabelle1 13 Hawaii50 13 Grandma1 13 Godislove1 13 Giggles1 13 Friday13 13 Formula1 13 England1 13 Cutiepie1 13 Cricket1 13 Catherine1 13 Brownie1 13 Boricua1 13 Beckham7 13 Awesome1 13 Annabelle1 13 Anderson1 13 Alabama1 13 1941.Salembbb.41 13 123qweASD 12 abcABC123 12 Twilight1 12 Thirteen13 12 Taylor13 12 Superstar1 12 Summer99 12 Soccer14 12 Robert01 12 Prototype1 12 Princess5 12 Princess24 12 Pr1nc3ss 12 Phantom1 12 Patricia1 12 Password13 12 Passion1 12 P4ssword 12 Nathan06 12 Monkey13 12 Monkey01 12 Liverpool123 12 Liverp00l 12 Laura123 12 Ladybug1 12 Kristin1 12 Kendall1 12 Justin01 12 Jordan12 12 Jordan01 12 Jesus143 12 Jessica7 12 Internet1 12 Goddess1 12 Friends2 12 Falcons7 12 Derrick1 12 December21 12 Daisy123 12 Colombia1 12 Clayton1 12 Cheyenne1 12 Brittney1 12 Blink-182 12 August22 12 Asshole1 12 Ashley12 12 Arsenal12 12 Addison1 12 Abcd1234 12 @WSX2wsx 12 !Qaz2wsx 11 zaq1ZAQ! 11 ZAQ!xsw2 11 Whitney1 11 Welcome2 11 Vampire1 11 Valerie1 11 Titanic1 11 Tigger123 11 Teddybear1 11 Tbfkiy9oN 11 Sweetpea1 11 Start123 11 Soccer17 11 Smokey01 11 Shopping1 11 Serenity1 11 Senior07 11 Sail2Boat3 11 Rusty123 11 Russell1 11 Redskins1 11 Rebelde1 11 Princess4 11 Princess23 11 Princess19 11 Princess18 11 Princess15 11 Princess08 11 PoohBear1 11 Peanut11 11 Peanut01 11 Password7 11 Password21 11 Passw0rd1 11 October22 11 October13 11 November16 11 Montana1 11 Michael2 11 Michael07 11 Makayla1 11 Madison01 11 Lucky123 11 Longhorns1 11 Kathryn1 11 Katelyn1 11 Justin21 11 Jesus1st 11 January29 11 ILoveYou2 11 Hunter01 11 Honey123 11 Holiday1 11 Harry123 11 Falcons1 11 December1 11 Dan1elle 11 Dallas22 11 College1 11 Classof08 11 Chelsea123 11 Chargers1 11 Cassandra1 11 Carolina1 11 Candy123 11 Brayden1 11 Bigdaddy1 11 Bentley1 11 Batista1 11 Barcelona1 11 Australia1 11 Austin02 11 August10 11 August08 11 Arsenal123 11 Anthony11

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