What are top 20 passwords most common in 2015?

Skyhigh analyzed 11 million passwords for cloud services that are for sale on the Darknet and found that, while there are many unique passwords, 10.3% of users employ the 20 most popular passwords. That means with fewer than 20 tries, anyone could login to roughly 1 out of 10 accounts today. While these passwords are easy to remember, users are defeating the very method that is meant to protect their information. The top password is “123456” and it’s so common that it compromises 4.1% of all passwords. Using this password is tantamount to leaving the key to your front door under your doormat in a dangerous neighborhood.

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