Worst Passwords 2019

Despite the importance of setting strong passwords, users continue to setup week passwords which are easy to guess for an attacker. A strong password is key to protect your digital assets. Here is the list of Worst Passwords 2019

Memorizing strong separate passwords for each account is also a difficult task, password managers are the solution for this problem.

Worst Passwords 2019

Nordpass compiled a list of 200 most popular passwords that were leaked in data breaches just this year. The analysis shows that still people using weak passwords.

The bad news is that when compared to 2018 leaked passwords nothing changed, “12345”, “123456” and “123456789” remains at the top spot. Following that “test1” and “password” remain popular.

If you have a weak password then it is a cakewalk for hackers, they can gain access to your account easily by using brute force techniques. A strong password should have at least six characters that include a combination of upper and lowercase letters, symbols and numbers.

Here is the list of top 50 Worst Passwords of 2019

If you find your passwords in the list it recommends to change the passwords immediately to avoid hack attacks, common passwords are not safe.

  1. 12345
  2. 123456
  3. 123456789
  4. test1
  5. password
  6. 12345678
  7. zinch
  8. g_czechout
  9. asdf
  10. qwerty
  11. 1234567890
  12. 1234567
  13. Aa123456.
  14. iloveyou
  15. 1234
  16. abc123
  17. 111111
  18. 123123
  19. dubsmash
  20. test
  21. princess
  22. qwertyuiop
  23. sunshine
  24. BvtTest123
  25. 11111
  26. ashley
  27. 00000
  28. 000000
  29. password1
  30. monkey
  31. livetest
  32. 55555
  33. soccer
  34. charlie
  35. asdfghjkl
  36. 654321
  37. family
  38. michael
  39. 123321
  40. football
  41. baseball
  42. q1w2e3r4t5y6
  43. nicole
  44. jessica
  45. purple
  46. shadow
  47. hannah
  48. chocolate
  49. michelle
  50. daniel

Tips to Stay Safe

  • Use a complex password, enforce a strong password policy.
  • Check the password regularly, Use two-factor authentication(2FA) for vital sites like managing an account and Emails, make sure all the passwords are unique.
  • Change the Manufactures’s default Password that gadgets are issued before they are conveyed to the IT Department.
  • Use password managers.

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Guru is an Ex-Security Engineer at Comodo Cybersecurity. Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.


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