Wednesday, April 13, 2011

How To Create Strong Passwords?

As you know that passwords are the only form of securityavailable now a days, Its really important for one to create a strong passwords,
Keeping a weak passwords can make you vulnerable to attacks such as Brute force, Dictionary attacks, Rainbow Tables etc.
So in this article I will tell you to create a strong password so you can secure your account from getting hacked 

What makes a strong password?

A password can be considered strong if it contains following things:

  • It needs to contain special characters such as @#$%^&
  • It must be at least 8 characters long.
  • It must not have any common words such as 123, password, your birth date, your login name and any words that can be found in the dictionary,(This will prevent you from getting hacked by a Dictionary Attack)
  • a variation of capitalization and small letters
Alternatively there is a website named which automatically generates a strong password for you, The website allows you to choose a password length and also gives you hints through which you can easily memorize the password

Hope you liked the post ! Pass the comments 

1 comment:

Francis Watson said...

Password is one access key for our personal account service for different field.As consciousness person it should be more strong and safety is very essential fact for us,otherwise there is possible to misuse of our account.So avoid the problem,we have to maintain the password with unique format .

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