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Which of the following is the most commonly used (and therefore the weakest) password?



A. 123456
B. Asdf
C. Iloveyou
D. Monkey

This question is part of Password Security Quiz
Asked by SecurityQuizmaster, Last updated: Feb 16, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 01, 2017

The most commonly used is123456
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 25, 2017

123456

According to recent analysis 123456 is the most commonly used password[1], however; these passwords all appear on Twitters list of 370 banned passwords[2] and should be avoided at all costs! Common passwords are amongst the first passwords to be cracked when under attack. [1] https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/7042205/Top-ten-internet-passwords-to-be-avoided.html [2] https://www.businessinsider.com/twitters-list-of-370-banned-passwords-2009-12
 

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