US based internet security company, SplashData has been doing a bit of research into our password habits and has uncovered some of the most common ones people use, which range from simple numerical sequences, such as 1,2,3,4,5 to basic words, such as monkey.
"Hackers can easily break into many accounts just by repeatedly trying common passwords," said SplashData's CEO, Morgan Slain.
"Even though people are encouraged to select secure, strong passwords, many people continue to choose weak, easy-to-guess ones, placing themselves at risk from fraud and identity theft. If you have a password that is short or common or a word in the dictionary, it's like leaving your door open for identity thieves."
The data gathered by the company has been taken from files containing millions of stolen passwords that have been posted online by hackers and include those used to access social networking channels, banking and entertainment sites.
Here are the top 25 passwords that people use to access their online accounts.
The security company warns that passwords should be complicated to crack and contain punctuation and a mixture of uppercase and lowercase letters. It gives "gohabs-GO" as a prime example of a good password.
"Just a little bit more sophistication in choosing passwords will go a long way toward making you safer online," warns Slain.