Top 10,000 passwords are used by 98.8% of all users
- Bruteforce hackers need only test 10,000 passwords, to be almost certain to guess your password.
- 91% of all user passwords sampled all appear on the list of just the top 1,000 passwords.
What other facts about passwords are known?
- 4.7% of users have the password password;
- 8.5% have the passwords password or 123456;
- 9.8% have the passwords password, 123456 or 12345678;
- 14% have a password from the top 10 passwords
- 40% have a password from the top 100 passwords
- 79% have a password from the top 500 passwords
- 91% have a password from the top 1000 passwords
What are the top 25 passwords?
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