How Secure is Your Password?

How Secure is Your Password?

This nifty website (click on picture) allows you to test how quickly your password can be cracked.

Many people don’t know how to make their password secure enough. By following some simple tips, you can prevent people (and computers) form cracking your password.

The longer your password the better it would seem. However, variety is just important as length. For a more secure password use these tips:

  1. Many varied characters (DO NOT: bob / DO: mathematics forever)
  2. CAPITAL letters (DO NOT: password, PASSWORD / DO: pasSworD)
  3. Add some numbers (DO NOT: numbers / DO: numbers6712)
  4. Easy to remember, but NOT too easy to guess (DO NOT: Myname1992, Honorificabilitudinitatibus1992 / DO: CATSareTHEbest4ever)

Microsoft.com have their own tips and password checker. Check it out!

wikiHOW have a page to guide you through creating a secure password.

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