25 Worst Passwords of 2020

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Every year, we see the list of worst passwords that are really easy to crack but are widely used by people across the world. Even if experts suggest users to use a strong password to keep their accounts safe, people still use common and easy to remember passwords. These kinds of passwords are easy to crack and it takes a few seconds to crack such passwords using the password cracking tools. Nord has released a list of 200 worst passwords commonly used by people across the globe. I am just putting top 25 here.

  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

See full list here

These passwords are sorted by the number of users using this password. If you look at the list, picture1, Million2, and aaron431 are relatively strong. It will take 3 hours to crack these passwords. Most of these passwords will take less than a second to crack. “123456” and “password” are on the list for the past couple of years. People are still commonly using these passwords.

A strong password keeps your account safe. So, you should always choose a strong password. You can use a good random password generator to generate a strong password. If you cannot remember too many passwords, get a password manager. We have published a list of the best password managers for Android.

While selecting a password, always use a mix of upper case characters, lower case characters, numbers, and special characters. This makes it hard for password cracking tools to crack a password. You should also never reuse the same password on multiple accounts. Always keep a different password for different accounts.

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