secure passwords

  • How to build a better password: Be less predictable

    Posted September 20, 2013 - 11:36 am

    When users are forced to include both upper case and lower case, as well as numerals and special characters, what do they do? They meet those requirements in the ways that are easiest for them to remember. But there is a better way.
  • 'Project HellFire' demonstrates need for stronger passwords

    Posted August 30, 2012 - 10:19 am

    In the wake of news that the FBI has arrested a LulzSec hacker on charges related to attacks against Sony Pictures, a new team of hackers is making headlines. Team GhostShell has published over a million hacked records, and it promises there's more to come.
  • How many seconds would it take to break your password?

    Posted June 7, 2012 - 8:00 pm

    Want to know how strong your password is? Count the number of characters and the type and calculate it yourself. Or check this list and see how big a difference between a few billion possible combinations a few sextillion possibilities really is.
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