Password management service NordPass is back with its annual list of top 200 most commonly used passwords of the year 2021. The list has passwords that were most commonly used during the year and were part of most hacked databases. And like in the past many years, ‘123456’ continues to be the most-used password. The company analysed 50 countries, 43 out of these 50 countries had ‘123456’ as the number one password. What is striking is the sheer rise in usage of the password from 25,43,285 times in 2020 to 10,31,70,552 times in 2021. In India, the most common password is the very word ‘password’. Below are the top 100 passwords that are so common that hackers will take less than a second to crack these passwords

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123456

The password was used 103,170,552 times and could be cracked in less than 1 second.

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123456789

The password was used 46,027,530 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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12345

The password was used 32,955,431 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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qwerty

The password was used 22,317,280 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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password

The password was used 20,958,297 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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12345678

The password was used 14,745,771 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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111111

The password was used 13,354,149 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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123123

The password was used 10,244,398 times and can be cracked in less than 1 second.

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