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01 Dec, 2020
Easy To Crack Passwords, 2020 - Check The List!

As a reputable member of cyber security, we help our readers with every possible way to prevent them from the black hat hackers. We timely post helpful resources and share important tips to avoid any cyber-attacks from the phishers.

Similarly, we alert the members with any cyber attack taking place globally and help them with tips to stay secure. The initial way to keep yourselves safe is to have a strong password for your online accounts.

NordPass, the password management website revealed the most common passwords used in 2020. Shockingly, the list is full of easy-to-guess words and facile numerical combinations. Passwords like "123456", "123456789" and "12345678" are found in the top 5 list. The top 5 passwords have over 4.5 million people.

Moreover, people are still using "password", which is in the NordPass top list. Besides the new term "picture1" has been widely used by the users. These passwords are something which can be cracked (except picture1) with less mind scratching efforts.

Let's check the top 25 common passwords used by the users in the year of pandemic.

Rank wise list:

  1. 123456
  2. 123456789
  3. picture1
  4. password
  5. 12345678
  6. 111111
  7. 123123
  8. 12345
  9. 1234567890
  10. senha
  11. 1234567
  12. qwerty
  13. abc123
  14. Million2
  15. 000000
  16. 1234
  17. iloveyou
  18. aaron431
  19. password1
  20. qqww1122
  21. 123
  22. omgpop
  23. 123321
  24. 654321
  25. qwertyuiop

Are you also using these passwords?

If you are using any one of the above phrases to secure your online account, then you certainly need to change it - keep a unique one for your accounts. A combination of capital letters, numbers and symbols are considered as strong ones.

Don't use your date of birth too!

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Visit us at www.isoeh.com and explore our cyber security courses.


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