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Is your password for everything "password?"
If so, it's time to get a new one.

The list of the most hacked passwords is out.

You may end up changing your password after hearing this.

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, 1-2-3-4-5-6 and 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 all secured the same spots on last year's list, according to software security developer SplashData.

Others lacked just as much creativity such as "a-b-c-1-2-3" and "let-me-in".

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 Linked-in and e-Harmony were hacked.

To keep your password safe -- create passwords of eight or more mixed characters.

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.

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