It takes less than a second to crack these commonly-used passwords

Nov 17, 2022

By: Sourabh Jain

Here are the most used passwords in India in 2022

Here are the most used passwords in India, and it takes less than a second for hackers to crack some of these commonly used passwords.

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Most common passwords in India

According to a report by NordPass, a password manager developed by NordVPN, here are the most commonly used passwords in India in 2022.

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password

“password” was used by 3.4 million users in the country, and takes less than a second for an attacker to crack it.

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123456

The password “123456” has been used by 166,757 users and takes less than a second to be cracked.

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12345678

The password “12345678” has been used by 114,073 users and, again, takes less than a second to crack.

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123456789

Another password that can be cracked in less than a second is “123456789”. It has been used 30,424 times.

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pass@123

“pass@123” has been used by 20,792 users and, as per the report, can be cracked in just 2 seconds.

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1234567890

The numbers “1234567890” have been used by 14,715 users and can be cracked in less than a second.

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abcd1234

Another combination that is often used is “abcd1234”. It has been used by 8,941 users and can be cracked in less than a second.

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qwerty123

“qwerty123” is another commonly used password that has been used 7,289 times and can be cracked in less than a second.

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googledummy

Another unusual password on the list is “googledummy”. It has been used by 8,435 users and takes 23 minutes to be cracked, making it the most difficult password to crack on the list of the most common passwords.

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anmol123

Looks like all the Anmols out there have decided to use a common password. The password “anmol123” has been used by 10,143 users and takes around 17 minutes to be cracked.

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bigbasket

One of the strangest passwords on the list, “bigbasket”, has been used by 75,081 users and takes 5 minutes to crack.

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