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How to make sure your password is secure?


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gengen

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I have just found a very interesting website called  howsecureismypassword.net

And tried my password !@#$%^&*()_+qwert , take a test and it says it would take a desktop about 20 billion years to crack my password.

How about yours?

 

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It would take a desktop PC about20 billion yearsto crack your password



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Henry

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Just have had a try and got 3 days.

It would take a desktop PC about3 daysto crack your password



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Patric

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Although my password are only words and digit, yet It would take a desktop PC about 37 years to crack the password.



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Mr.Panos

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It would take a Desktop PC about a quadrillion years to crack the password. 

However, I don't feel that hackers usually guess our passwords. We are usually victims of phishing pages, spam databases and viruses which can easily reveal our passwords. One of the most important tips that everyone should pay attention to is not to share your passwords with anyone! In addition, do not include any of your personal information. For example, let's say that my name is George. If my password was George1986, it would be extremely easy for someone to find my password since I have added my name and my birth date. :)



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Daniel

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My fairly simple password would take about 48 thousand years to be cracked by a desktop computer and my slightly altered version would take 98 Million years :P


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Anonymoose

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t would take a desktop PC about
2 billion years
to crack your password


well theres my result

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Combo

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Thank you for sharing, I have used this before.



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thanks for info, I combine alphabets and numbers for password



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It would take a desktop PC about 276 days to crack your password

 

 

Depends what site I'm on whether I use a more secure password. Hardly worth using anything too OTT on something like gmail which is regularly hacked



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make a password dat would not reflect you. or changed your password frequently






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