The annual report of the password manager NordPass shows that “123456” is the most commonly used password in 2020 and has been violated more than 23 million times. According to reports, the password has been used by millions of people, and it took less than a second to crack. The list shows the 200 worst passwords of the year, detailing how long these passwords were exposed, used and cracked. ‘123456789’ ranks second, and’picture1′ ranks third.

In 2015, a report from a software company showed that “123456” ranked first in the list of the worst passwords of the year, followed by “passwords”. Five years later, little has changed. The NordPass report shows that “123456” is still the most commonly used password, while “password” ranks fourth.

NordPass’ research confirms what we know: People use simple, easy-to-remember passwords because they are convenient. Research shows that the most memorable passwords are also the ones that are extremely easy to crack.

The top 20 most commonly used passwords in 2020 are: ‘123456’, ‘123456789’,’picture1′,’password’, ‘12345678’, ‘111111’, ‘123123’, ‘12345’, ‘1234567890’,’senha “,” 1234567″, “qwerty”, “abc123”, “Million2”, “000000”, “1234”, “iloveyou”, “aaron431”, “password1” and “qqww1122”. According to the report, most of them are cracked It took less than a second.

It also shows common passwords listed by category. “Aaron431” is the most commonly used name in passwords this year, with more than 90,000 users, while chocolate is the most commonly used food name with 21,409 users. The passwords of more than 37,000 users include “Pokemon”, making it the most commonly used word for entertainment. “Iloveyou” ranks 17th in the list of commonly used passwords, ranks first in the positive word category, and has more than one million users.

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Although “one-way” ranked 184th in last year’s list, NordPass said it did not enter the list of the most commonly used passwords in 2020. Less than half of the passwords (78 of them are the most popular passwords in 2020), according to the report.


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