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10 passwords that are the riskiest

10 passwords that are the riskiest

Passwords or PINs are very important in this age of information technology. Experts suggest using passwords that are not easy to guess when using e-mail, social media, bank apps, e-commerce sites, and other online-based services.

Now, in the case of smartphones and other devices, it is said to be protected with a pin. He also emphasized the use of fingerprint or face recognition technology as biometric authentication and two-tier security.

Instead of using the same password on all digital accounts, following the advice to use different passwords on different accounts makes it difficult for many to manage and remember passwords. To get rid of this problem, many people choose the shortest path and make a big mistake. This makes it easy for cybercriminals to access the account. The account is hacked.

A recent study found that there is widespread concern about Internet security around the world. But still many people are using very simple passwords.

Nordpass, a password management company, lists the easiest and most used passwords. This list has been analyzed by analyzing the database of 26 crores 57 lakh 99 thousand 518 passwords. The 10 most used passwords in the list are-

  1. password
  2. 123456789
  3. picture1
  4. 123456
  5. 12345678
  6. 111111
  7. 123123
  8. 12345
  9. 1234567890
  10. iloveyou

Nordpass says these passwords can be cracked in less than a second. But compared to 2019, the trend of using these common passwords in 2020 has not decreased much.

Source: CNN.