This week, NordPass has released a list of 200 common passwords for 2020, and if you think that technology has made progress in choosing a password this year, the guess is completely wrong.
The worst passwords of 2020 show that most internet users’ technique of choosing a password is the same as in the past, and they rarely bother to choose a strong password.
For example, the password “123456”, which was chosen as the worst, was used by 2,543,285 users in 2020. Access time to this password was less than one second. Compared to 1234, which was the most used password last year, lazy Internet users seem to have made little progress.
Here are 25 of the worst passwords of 2020:
It is interesting to know that words like picture1, which is in the third place of the weakest password, have entered this list for the first time. The password is used by 371,612 users and the time required to penetrate it is about 3 hours. Meanwhile, we also saw the presence of other new and common passwords such as senha , Million2 , aaron431 , qqww1122 and omgpop . This shows that the low creativity of users to choose a new password has not only not been very effective, but has reached the minds of many other users.
Despite being ranked 12th by qwerty, the password has dropped 10 places compared to last year. The 1234 and iloveyou codes are no longer as popular as they used to be, with each falling 15th and 14th, respectively.
Do you choose such weak passwords for your accounts?
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