Named passwords that do not protect

Application developers to store passwords Keeper has published a list of the most common combinations that are used to protect accounts. To set these passwords is unsafe.

The experts analyzed a database of more than 10 million accounts and made a rating of popularity of passwords. They found out that the password “123456” continues to head the list of users are not going to abandon the simplest combinations allowed on many sites length.

There is a list of more complex passwords, but hacking will also take a few seconds. The greatest interest options like “18atcskd2w” or “3rjs1la7qe”. The high popularity of these strange combinations due to the fact that they use bots. Accounts with such passwords are often recorded in email services to send spam.

Top 25 most common passwords:

1 123456 6 1234567890 11 qwertyuiop 16 7777777 21 google
2 123456789 7 1234567 12 mynoob 17 1q2w3e4r 22 1q2w3e4r5t
3 qwerty 8 password 13 123321 18 654321 23 123qwe
4 12345678 9 123123 14 666666 19 555555 24 zxcvbnm
5 111111 10 987654321 15 18atcskd2w 20 3rjs1la7qe 25 1q2w3e

How to write the correct password

Longer length – above reliability. Instead of a 4-6-character combinations use at least 8-12 character – the selection of such options have systems to crack it would take hours, if not days.

Include in the password digits and lowercase Latin letters.

Do not use for compiling the password part of the name and surname and date of birth. It is not recommended to specify the current year or the date of registration of the account.

Where possible, enable two-factor authentication.
Choose different passwords for different sites.

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