Common character masks of cracked corporate passwords

Study: NetSPIís Top Password Masks for 2015
Date: January 19 2016

Percent of unique, cracked corporate passwords matching a character mask. Top 10 popular masks:
  • 5.45%
  • ULLLLLDD
  • 4.14%
  • ULLLLLLDD
  • 3.10%
  • ULLLLLLLDD
  • 2.91%
  • ULLLDDDD
  • 2.79%
  • ULLLLDDDD
  • 2.72%
  • ULLLLLDDDD
  • 2.34%
  • ULLLLLLD
  • 1.98%
  • ULLLLDDD
  • 1.72%
  • ULLLLLLLD
  • 1.51%
  • ULLLLLDDD



    PasswordResearch.com Comment:
    L = Lowercase, U = Uppercase, D = Digit, and S = Special or Symbol. So the password "Spring15" would have a character mask sequence of ULLLLLDD.

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