Though 2020 is ending, the list of worst passwords is still topes “123456”

The end of the year is approaching, and the developers of the password manager NordPass have once again published a list of the most popular and weak passwords of 2020. The worst password in 2020 is still the same “123456”. Unfortunately, over the past 12 months, password security hasn’t improved at all. To compile the… Continue reading Though 2020 is ending, the list of worst passwords is still topes “123456”

The researcher found that every 142nd password is “123456”

Ata Hakçıl, a Turkish student and independent researcher, has done a great job examining over a billion different usernames and passwords. The researcher found that every 142nd password is “123456”. He collected such a huge dump for analysis from open sources: all this data was once “leaked” to the network after various information security incidents.… Continue reading The researcher found that every 142nd password is “123456”