Passwords are an important secret code in the online world. Passwords are used to confirm the identity of a user and secure the data which are stored and shared digitally. We have seen many data breaches in the past years and especially in 2019 we had more news related to data breaches which contain the username and passwords of the users from various online platforms.
To overcome this, many tech companies, cybersecurity persons were always guesting the online users to make their passwords more complex with the combination of letters, digits, or other symbols. Nowadays, there many online tools are also available to generate complex passwords with multiple combinations. But still, most of the users were using the easy to guess passwords for their online accounts.
An analysis of the 100,000 most regular passwords made public by data breaches and hacking campaigns suggests that tremendous swathes of individual still don't understand the importance of having a strong password – or how to create one – using names, sports teams, groups and even just keys close together on the keyboard in an effort to secure their accounts.
The most popular passwords contain all the obvious and easy to guess number combinations (12345,111111,123321), popular female names (Nicole, Jessica, Hannah), and just strings of letters forming a horizontal or vertical line on a QWERTY keyboard (asdfghjkl, qazwsx, 1qaz2wsx, etc.). Surprisingly, the most obvious one — “password” — remains very popular; 830,846 people still use it. – NordPass
Among the 200 passwords, the top 10 worst passwords of 2019 are here.
List of Top 10 Worst Passwords of 2019:
If you are one of the users who used to have the same password as above, please go ahead and change it immediately and make your online identity safe. If it is hard to think for a complex password, then try the password generator tools available from many sources and start using the two-factor authentication on your online accounts wherever possible.