Top 10 Most Common Passwords — Are You Using Any of These Potential Disasters?

As in years past, they were uncomplicated and easy to guess.

December 30, 2020

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NordPass has released its annual list of the most common passwords. The company compiled the list from research on the most common passwords of the year. It was done in partnership with a third-party company specializing in data breach research. They evaluated a database that contained nearly 276 million passwords, of which only about 123 million (44.5%) were unique.

Despite increasing emphasis on security, as well as the constant reminders from cybersecurity experts, people still use easy-to-remember passwords. And they continue to use the same ones. Of the top 200 most common passwords in 2020, only 78 were new to the list.

Scroll through our slideshow above to learn about the top 10 most common passwords in 2020 and what you can do to maintain good password hygiene.

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