Passwords that have been hacked over 500,000 times

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Media has been trying its best to create awareness among online users about the need to go for passwords that are difficult to guess or hack. Despite that, most users are seen indulging in a pursuit of using the same password on multiple platforms and that too which is easy to guess for hackers through password spray cyber attacks.

So, Cybersecurity Insiders has brought a list of 42 passwords that have been hacked over 50,000 times in the past 2 years. The aim is to discourage users from using one of the below stated passwords for their online account logins.

1.) 0123456: A password that has been hacked over 23,607,311 times

2.) 123456: This password has been hacked by 23,597,311 times.

3.) 0123456789: Hacked 7,870,694 times

4.) 123456789: Hacked 7,870,546 times

5.) qwerty: Hacked 3,946,737 times

6.) Password: This word when used as a password has been hacked more than 3,747,315 times

7.) 111111- Hacked 3,124,368 times

8.) 12345678: Hacked 2,944,615 times

9.) abc123: This password has been hacked 2,877,689 times

10.) 123456: Hacked 2,516,600 times

11.) Password1: Hacked 2,418,984 times.

12.) 12345: Hacked 2,387,700 times

13.) 1234567890: Hacked 2,264,884 times

14.) 123123: This password has been hacked over 2,238,694 times

15.) 000000: Hacked 1,959,780 times

16.) iloveyou: Password hacked 1,643,337 times

17.) 1234: hacked over 1,296,186 times

18.) 1q2w3e4r5t: password hacked 1,199,289 times

19.) qwertyuiop: hacked 1,108,463 times

20.) 123: hacked over 1,042,952 times

21.) monkey: password hacked 992,381 times

22.) dragon: password hacked 984,209 times

23.) 123456a: password hacked 980,190 times

24.) 654321: password hacked 953,549 times

25.) 123321: password hacked 929,060 times

26.) 666666: password hacked 889,482 times

27.) 1qaz2wsx: password hacked 775,475 times

28.) 121212: password hacked 741,345 times           

29.) myspace1: password hacked 737,761 times

30.) 123qwe: password hacked 726,928 times

31.) a123456: password hacked 684,476 times

32.) 1q2w3e4r: password hacked 658,945 times

33.) 123abc: password hacked 648,551 times

34.) qwe123: password hacked 642,523 times

35.) 7777777: password hacked 642,523 times

36.) qwerty123: password hacked 624,152 times

37.) 987654321: password hacked 599,177 times

38.) zxcvbnm: password hacked 592,416 times

39.) qwerty1: password hacked 586,071 times

40.) 222222: password hacked 584,874 times

41.) 555555: password hacked 558,726 times

42.) 123123123: password hacked 505,507 times

Note- List taken from NordPass that happens to be password manager software launched in 2019 and is found to work on Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android and iOS operating systems. And users can use the software on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Brave and Opera browsers along with Safari.

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Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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