Security Newsletter
29 Nov 2021
It’s 2021 But People are Still Using These Dumb Passwords
You would imagine that with most of our lives having moved online in these panoramic times, and with a sharp increase in news of someone, somewhere getting hacked, we would be a little more cautious about what our sacred passwords are.
Unfortunately, a list of the most common passwords in 2021 put out by NordPass will leave you with little hope for humanity. The top-of-the-class honours went to the password “123456,” having been used 103,170,552 times.
Next in line was “123456789,” which meets the eight character minimum requirement, but not much else in terms of actual security. Apart from more highly hackable number combinations, the top 10 list also has “password” and “qwerty” on it. All of these would take less than a second to breach.
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