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The most popular passwords in the beginning of 2020 among Russians was a combination of numbers and letters that are easy to pick up. About this in comments to the Agency “Prime” said the founder of DeviceLock and service intelligence leaks DLBI Oganesyan.
According to him, the top five were: 123456, 123456789, qwerty, 12345, password. The following five also consisted mostly of simple combinations like qwerty123, 1q2w3e, 111111 and 1234567890. Hovhannisyan explained that all these passwords are easy to remember and fast to type.
The expert said that among the Cyrillic of most popular passwords: password, QWERTY, me. Also in the list of commonly used includes the words and names, such as love, Hello, Natasha, Maxim, Andrew, sweetie. Hovhannisyan warned that such combinations are popular and scammers who often break the passwords. For their actions they use special dictionaries.
Previously, experts have called the most easy to hack passwords. According to them, the attackers are the easiest to crack passwords, indicating simple words like password or qwerty. Experts urged users not to include in the password name, date of birth or your phone number.
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