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If your password for everything is "PASSWORD", it's time to get a new one.

New data on the most common Internet passwords is out and it shows who is the most at risk for a security breach. The annual list -- called "Worst Passwords of 2012" -- was compiled from information posted online by hackers.

The top three should come as no surprise: password, 123456, 12345678, all secured the same spots on last year's list, according to software security developer SplashData .

Others lacked just as much creativity, such as ABC123 and "letmein." But there were some odd ones like "monkey" and "baseball" and "welcome" made the list for the first time.

SplashData says hacking tools are more sophisticated than ever, but hackers will still seek out the easiest targets, like weak passwords.

This year, some high profile sites like LinkedIn and eHarmony were hacked. To keep your password safe create passwords of eight or more mixed characters and avoid using the same password for multiple websites.

And if you can't remember all those passwords, there's an app for that! Download one to help organize your passwords.

Below is the complete list of the 25 worst passwords of 2012 .

1. password

2. 123456

3. 12345678

4. abc123

5. qwerty

6. monkey

7. letmein

8. dragon

9. 111111

10. baseball

11. iloveyou

12. trustno1

13. 1234567

14. sunshine

15. master

16. 123123

17. welcome

18. shadow

19. ashley

20. football

21. Jesus

22. michael

23. ninja

24. mustang

25. password1

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