25 Most Common Passwords Of 2021
Popular password manager service NordPass has released a list of the top 200 most common passwords used by internet users. This list can also be seen as the year’s worst password list. If you look at the list, nothing has changed. 123456 is still leading the list of most common passwords. Not sure when people will start using a better password than this.
People go with common passwords like these in this list because they can easily remember these passwords. But having a weak password also makes their account vulnerable to hacking. NordPass also listed the time needed to crack these passwords. You can see that 24 out of 25 most common passwords can be crashed in less than 1 second.
Here is the list of the 25 most common passwords shared by NordPass.
|Rank||Passowrd||Time to crack||Count|
|1||123456||< 1 second||103,170,552|
|2||123456789||< 1 second||46,027,530|
|3||12345||< 1 second||32,955,431|
|4||qwerty||< 1 second||22,317,280|
|5||password||< 1 second||20,958,297|
|6||12345678||< 1 second||14,745,771|
|7||111111||< 1 second||13,354,149|
|8||123123||< 1 second||10,244,398|
|9||1234567890||< 1 second||9,646,621|
|10||1234567||< 1 second||9,396,813|
|11||qwerty123||< 1 second||8,933,334|
|12||000000||< 1 second||8,377,094|
|13||1q2w3e||< 1 second||8,204,700|
|15||abc123||< 1 second||7,184,645|
|16||password1||< 1 second||5,771,586|
|17||1234||< 1 second||5,544,971|
|18||qwertyuiop||< 1 second||5,197,596|
|19||123321||< 1 second||5,168,171|
|20||password123||< 1 second||4,681,010|
|21||1q2w3e4r5t||< 1 second||4,624,323|
|22||iloveyou||< 1 second||4,387,925|
|23||654321||< 1 second||4,384,762|
|24||666666||< 1 second||4,329,996|
|25||987654321||< 1 second||4,239,959|
The company has made this list after evaluating a 4TB database with a team of independent researchers. The company has also given an option to filter this list by country. So, you can find out the most common passwords of a country. Here are the top 10 most common passwords used by Indian people.
If you find it hard to remember strong passwords, you need to use a good password manager in place of choosing easy-to-crack passwords. Most good password managers also offer a strong password generator. Use the links given below to get a good password manager.