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Top 10 Usernames Attempted Today
Username Attempts Percent
root 1,145,525 28.19%
admin 448,896 11.05%
user 391,576 9.64%
test 301,544 7.42%
ubuntu 37,534 0.92%
student 37,340 0.92%
ftpuser 32,860 0.81%
postgres 28,702 0.71%
oracle 27,996 0.69%
guest 27,726 0.68%
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Top 10 Usernames Attempted This Month
Username Attempts Percent
root 88,153,957 40.00%
admin 47,938,598 21.75%
user 3,857,761 1.75%
guest 3,653,448 1.66%
sh 2,907,271 1.32%
support 2,723,984 1.24%
system 2,283,508 1.04%
test 1,755,788 0.80%
enable 1,664,256 0.76%
enable 1,380,988 0.63%
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Top 20 Usernames Attempted This Year
Username Attempts Percent
root 98,753,071 48.52%
admin 9,218,313 4.53%
user 4,414,559 2.17%
nproc 2,557,059 1.26%
test 2,328,522 1.14%
ubuntu 1,081,043 0.53%
guest 868,096 0.43%
support 847,412 0.42%
oracle 839,872 0.41%
postgres 766,014 0.38%
ftpuser 608,899 0.30%
git 544,618 0.27%
administrator 520,510 0.26%
mysql 364,896 0.18%
ubnt 348,011 0.17%
testuser 345,131 0.17%
super 317,585 0.16%
ftp 306,918 0.15%
supervisor 292,523 0.14%
test1 285,959 0.14%
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Usernames Attempted This Year By Character Length
Length Attempts Percent
1 484,027 0.24%
2 4,286,963 2.11%
3 10,585,864 5.20%
4 114,999,174 56.50%
5 25,684,037 12.62%
6 16,424,764 8.07%
7 12,381,691 6.08%
8 8,233,000 4.05%
9 4,214,620 2.07%
10 2,388,555 1.17%
11 1,069,678 0.53%
12 610,731 0.30%
13 901,220 0.44%
14 370,599 0.18%
15 92,436 0.05%
16 136,999 0.07%
17 90,799 0.04%
18 17,572 0.01%
19 225,267 0.11%
20 18,294 0.01%