Most Dangerous Passwords Around The Globe

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Technology has become one of the foremost integral parts of our lives. One can't imagine one life without a laptop or a smartphone. In a world where billions of individuals are putting their data on the web, vulnerability just keeps on expanding year-on-year. National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt Gen (retd) Rajesh Pant recently said that cyberattacks have gone up by a noteworthy margin.

Pant claims that every day 4 lakh malware is found and at least 375 cyberattacks are witnessed in India itself. The risk is much higher for financial and payment-related information. To ensure ourselves, we just need to guarantee we are using strong passwords.

NordPass releases a list of the ‘worst’ passwords for every year. The list is made out of all the passwords that are effortless to crack.

Here is the list of the world's most dangerous passwords. If you are using any of them, then changing a password is the only option to secure your data/account.

1. picture1
2. senha
3. Million2
4. aaron431
5. evite
6. jacket025
7. omgpop
8. qqww1122
9. qwer123456
10. unknown
11. chatbooks
12. 20100728
13. 5201314
14.Bangbang123
15. jobandtalent
16. default
17. 123654
18. ohmnamah23
19. zing
20. 102030
21. hunter
22. password123
23. 123456789a
24. naruto
25. 888888
26. 1234qwer
27. 147258
28. 999999
29. 159357
30. 88888888
31. 789456123
32. anhyeuem
33. 1q2w3e
34. 789456
35. 6655321
36. 147258369
37. party
38. myspace1
39. asd123
40. a123456789
41. 1111
42. a801016
43. 12341234
44. 101010
45. princess1
46. 987654
47. love
48. 25251325
49. iloveyou1
50. 686584

In case you have used any of the above-mentioned passwords on your accounts, you must immediately need to change your password right now to ensure a higher level of security.

How to set a strong password?

  • Your password must be at least 10 characters long but can be much longer and
  • a minimum of 1 lower case letter [a-z] and
  • a minimum of 1 upper case letter [A-Z] and
  • a minimum of 1 numeric character [0-9] and
  • a minimum of 1 special character: ~`!@#$%^&*()-_+={}[]|\;:"<>,./?
  • at least 1 upper case, numeric, and a special character must be EMBEDDED somewhere in the middle of the password, and not just be the first or the last character of the password string.

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