Passwords are super important in our daily lives.

We are always making and/or changing our passwords so there is a sense of security.

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From emails to simply unlocking our phones, you probably have several passwords or number combinations.

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NordPass was able to compile

"in partnership with independent researchers specializing in research of cybersecurity incidents. They evaluated a 3TB database."

From 30 countries, NordPass says that people are still using extremely weak passwords to protect themselves.

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These are the top 20 of the best passwords, according to NordPass.

It is insane that the top password is the word 'guest'! That is the easiest and most hackable password ever.

 

  • guest
  • 123456
  • password
  • 12345
  • a1b2c3
  • 123456789
  • Password1
  • 1234
  • abc123
  • 12345678
  • qwerty
  • baseball
  • football
  • unknown
  • soccer
  • jordan23
  • iloveyou
  • monkey
  • shadow
  • g_czechout

Even though this didn't top the chart of the most common passwords, it is insanely interesting that this is one of the most common passwords.

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What is the Michigan tie to these insanely common passwords?

It happens to be the name of an iconic Michigan celebrity...

Apparently, 9,690 people have used Eminem's name as their password for the year 2022.

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Over 9,000 people seem to love the "Lose Yourself" rapper so much since they used it as their own password.

Shoutout to Eminem!

Besides Eminem's rise to password popularity, the word "tinder: was used a total of 36,384 times.

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Seems like a lot of people are in love with the popular dating app.

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However, others went the route of their favorite television shows.

"Films and shows like Batman, Euphoria, and Encanto were among the most popular releases in 2021/2022. All are also popular passwords: “batman” was used 2,562,776 times, “euphoria” 53,993, and “encanto” 10,808 times."

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