12:16 28 November 2011
How safe are you when it comes to internet security? If you're yet to tighten up your browsing habits, you might be in for a shock, as Splashdata reveal their list of the 25 most-common passwords.
'Password' is right at the top of the list, with other common codes including number and letter patterns like '123456', '111111', 'abc1234' and 'qwerty'.
Some other entrants are a little more abstract, with 'monkey' and 'shadow' appearing alongside names including 'ashley' and 'michael'.
'Superman', 'trustno1' and 'football' also make appearances on the list, which was compiled from files containing millions of stolen passwords posted online by hackers.
But don't despair if yours is among the Top 25, as we've got some hints and tips on how to choose a great new password that's a lot more secure:
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