Every year some organization releases a list of the most common passwords found from that years data breaches. One would hope that as these breaches become more apparent in the public eye we may see a change. As NordPass has shown for 2020 the most common passwords are similar to all the years in the past, as seen below.
123456 123456789 picture1 password 12345678 111111 123123 12345 1234567890 senha
Hacks and breaches are going to take place whatever, but being sure that all of your passwords are complex and unique to each and every specific accounts can protect again a malicious user utilizing access to your data someplace else. Finally, the simplest way to get this done is by using a password manager, no matter if that’s using software like LastPass or 1Password or anything like Apple’s iCloud Keychain. In addition, enable two-component authentication wherever possible. (And strive to prevent SMS forms as those may be weaker, however any 2FA surpasses no 2FA.) NordPass also suggests removing outdated accounts that no longer have a purpose