Top 20 of the most used and insecure passwords of 2022

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Users from Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico have agreed to use the key “123456″ as the first option

Top 20 of the most used and insecure passwords of 2022

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According to a report published by NordPass, the passwords most chosen by people in 2022 globally continue to be “password”, “123456” and “123456789”. Among the countries analyzed are Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Mexico.

This makes it clear that many people still choose weak, predictable and easy-to-guess passwords to supposedly protect your email accounts, social networks or other online services.

For this year, unlike what had been happening, “123456″ is no longer the most used, but its place was taken by another password that is constantly present in this report: “password”.

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Here's a list of the most commonly used passwords, the number of people using them, and the time it takes for criminals to figure them out. In the event that an Infobae reader has any of the following keys, it is essential to change it for security.

– Password, 1 second to decrypt it and a total than 4,929,113 people use it.

– 123456, 1 second to crack it and a total of 1,523,537 people use it.

< p class="paragraph">– 123456789, 1 second to crack and a total of 413,056 people use it.

– Guest, 10 seconds to crack it and a total of 376,417 people use it.

– Querty, 1 second to crack and a total of 389,679 people have it.

– 12345678, 1 second to crack and a total of 284,946 people use it.

– 111111, 1 second to crack and a total of 229,047 people have it .

– 1234, 1 second to crack it and a total of 188,602 people use it.

-Col123456, 11 seconds to crack and a total of 140,505 use it.

– 123123, 1 second to crack and a total of 127,762 people use it.

– 1234567, 1 second to crack and a total of 110,275 people use it.

– 1234 , 1 second to crack and a total of 106,929 people use it.

– 1234567890, 1 second to crack and a total of 105,189 people use it.

– 000000, 1 second to crack and a total of 102,636 people use it.

– 555555, 1 second to crack and a total of 98,353 people use it.

– 666666, 1 second to crack it and a total of 91,274 people use it.

– 123321, 1 second to crack and a total of 83,241 people use it.

– 654321, 1 second to crack and a total of 81,231 people use it.

– 7777777, 1 second to crack and a total of 74,233 people use it.

– 123, 1 second to crack and a total of 60,795 people use it.

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Most used passwords by country

The following table shows the breakdown of the five countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Mexico) in terms of the order of most used passwords, with 123456 for all. Also, something that can be easily appreciated is the number of variants of “123456″, which is also observed globally.

Top 20 of the most used and insecure passwords of 2022

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This is how you can have a completely secure password

Finally, the < b>recommendations to generate a reliable and difficult-to-crack security key are not to use common numbers; do not use personal, pet or family names; avoid passwords with dates of birth and apply the same one in different accounts.

In addition, the best thing to generate a secure password is to combine letters, numbers, uppercase and lowercase.

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