"123456" was the most popular password among the millions of Adobe users whose details were stolen during an attack on the company.
About 1.9 million people used the sequence, according to analysis of data lost in the leak.
Online copies of the data have let security researchers find out more about users' password-creating habits.
The analysis suggests that many people are making it easy for attackers by using easy-to-guess passwords.
On 4 October, Adobe reported that its systems had been penetrated by attackers who had stolen the online credentials for millions of its users.
Early reports suggested about 2.9 million records had been compromised.
On 30 October, this figure was revised, with Adobe saying information about 38 million active users had gone astray.
In total, information about more than 150 million accounts was stolen - but many of the other accounts were disused, abandoned or duplicates.
Adobe has now shut down all the compromised accounts, saying it will only reopen them once passwords have been changed.
Copies of the data that was exposed by the breach have begun circulating online and inspired security researcher Jeremi Gosney to go through it working out which password was most popular.
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