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The 200 most common online passwords revealed

Need to enter a new password for an online account?

Here’s a piece of advice: DO NOT use ANY of the list below.

The 200 most common passwords in 50 countries have been revealed

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The 200 most common passwords in 50 countries have been revealed

Cyber ​​Security Company North Pass revealed the 200 most used passwords of 2021 — and quite frankly, some of them are absolute shockers.

In the North Pass List of the most common passwordsyou can break down the results by 50 different countries.

Number 1 for the UK says “123456”, while number 2 says – you guessed it – “password”.

We were more surprised by number 3 being ‘Liverpool’ – whether this reflects a widespread love of the city or the football team we’re not sure.

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Among car-related passwords, “Ferrari” and “Porsche” are the most popular, while “dolphin” is the top password for animals.

Needless to say, using one of these passwords isn’t a good idea – but don’t think that choosing your childhood pet’s name is much safer.

Especially if you use it for all your online accounts, it’s better to have different password for each one.

If remembering just a single online password is difficult enough, it’s worth using a password manager to do the hard work for you.

Go to our are password managers safe Explainer to learn more.

For extra online security, take a look at our selection of the best VPN services.

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