Is Your Password Easy To Hack? Here Are The Most Common Passwords

Well, it might be time to change the old password. According to a new survey conducted by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), they analyzed accounts worldwide for passwords that have been breached over time. According to the data that was conducted, the password "123456 was the most common password used with 23.2 million accounts using it. Are you curious what the top ten common passwords were? Check out the list below:

The top 10 most common passwords were:

  1. 123456
  2. 123456789
  3. qwerty
  4. password
  5. 111111
  6. 12345678
  7. abc123
  8. 1234567
  9. password1
  10. 12345

According to the NCSC, "Using hard-to-guess passwords is a strong first step and we recommend combining three random but memorable words. Be creative and use words memorable to you, so people can't guess your password." If you have any of these as passwords, maybe it's time to update.

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