The 200 worst and most popular passwords of 2021 have been revealed

The 200 worst and most popular passwords of 2021 have been revealed

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Internet users are still making it easy for hackers to access their private data and online accounts. NordPass has published a list with the 200 most common passwords used this year and revealed that the most frequently used are ‘’123456’789’, ‘’qwerty’’ and ‘’password’’.

According to NordPass, each and every one of those passwords would take a hacker less than one second to crack.

NordPass CEO Jonas Karklys said:

Unfortunately, passwords keep getting weaker, and people still don’t maintain proper password hygiene. It’s important to understand that passwords are the gateway to our digital lives, and with us spending more and more time online, it’s becoming enormously important to take better care of our cybersecurity.

Top 20 most commonly used passwords of 2021

  1. 123456
  2. 123456789
  3. 12345
  4. qwerty
  5. password
  6. 12345678
  7. 111111
  8. 123123
  9. 1234567890
  10. 1234567
  11. qwerty123
  12. 000000
  13. 1q2w3e
  14. aa12345678
  15. abc123
  16. password1
  17. 1234
  18. qwertyuiop
  19. 123321
  20. password123

Here is the NordPass list of the 200 most commonly used passwords for 2021.

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