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How secure is your password?

by RoyHancock » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:41 pm


http://www.howsecureismypassword.net

Just enter a password and it will tell you how long current software will take to figure it out.
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Re: How secure is your password?

by Gery_D » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:59 pm


RoyHancock wrote:
Just enter a password and it will tell you how long current software will take to figure it out.


"It would take a computer about
34 thousand years
to crack your password"

I think I'm okay for a little while. Also have a 20 digit P/W that would take 7 Trillion Years. Too bad I can only use that in a couple of places.
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Re: How secure is your password?

by RoyHancock » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:22 am


I thought some of my passwords were secure but not as much as I thought according to this site. It's interesting to play around with this to see what constitutes a secure password. My online banking PW will take 4 years but if I add a period or some other punctuation mark it goes to to 33 thousand years and if I add one more mark it goes to 2 million years. Maybe I need to add some marks.
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Re: How secure is your password?

by shrinkme » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:33 am


RoyHancock wrote:http://www.howsecureismypassword.net

Just enter a password and it will tell you how long current software will take to figure it out.


Interesting little tool you have there. I guess you need something completely random with special characters, capitals, and such.
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Re: How secure is your password?

by RoyHancock » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:09 am


The key is to make it long with numbers and letters. For example, if you have 15 numbers only it will take 7 hours. However if you have 14 numbers and one letter it will take 175 thousand years.
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