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Australia’s Top 20 Most Used Passwords

According to research conducted by NordPass, the most common password used in Australia is ‘123456’. In fact, it is actually the most commonly used password 43 of the 50 countries that were examined.

Here Are The Top 20 Most Commonly Used Passwords In Australia:

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. lizottes
  4. password1
  5. 123456789
  6. 12345
  7. abc123
  8. qwerty
  9. 12345678
  10. holden
  11. charlie
  12. 1234567
  13. qwerty1
  14. 111111
  15. dragon
  16. 1234
  17. 1234567890
  18. qwerty123
  19. australia
  20. princess

How Secure Are Your Passwords?

Hive Systems has created a table that indicates how fast it would be for a hacker to crack your password. Discover the risk of your passwords in the table below:

Number of CharactersNumbers OnlyLowercase LettersUppercase & Lowercase LettersNumbers, Uppercase & Lowercase LettersNumbers, Uppercase & Lowercase Letters, Symbols
7InstantlyInstantly2 secs7 secs31 secs
8InstantlyInstantly2 mins7 mins31 secs
9Instantly10 secs1 hour7 hours2 days
10Instantly4 mins3 days3 weeks5 months
11Instantly2 hours5 months3 years34 years
122 secs2 days24 years200 years3k years
1319 secs2 months1k years12k years202k years
143 mins4 years64k years750k years16m years
1532 mins100 years3m years46m years1bn years
165 hours3k years173m years3bn years92bn years
172 days69k years9bn years179bn years7tn years
183 weeks2m years467bn years11tn years438tn years
Data courtesy of Hive Systems

Is Your Password On This List?

It’s time to increase your password hygiene with a few easy steps. Here at Cloud Voice & Data, we recommend you:

  1. Use a password generator online to create a complex password.
  2. Store all multiple & unique passwords in a password manager.
  3. Use multi-factor authentication; phone message, biometric authentication etc.

Do you need more help with your password management?

Contact one of our friendly team members for more advice below.

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