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Offline RNfromTN

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Password strength check
« on: September 29, 2010, 11:55:06 PM »
Hi, I got this link from a thread at wilders. :)
I checked my routers wireless network password(not the actual one but a very similar one) as to how long it might take an attacker to break it by brute force.Only about 139 billion years. :o

Plenty of good reading here.http://www.hammerofgod.com/passwordcheck.aspx

May be of interest to someone, at least it will give you an idea of how strong your passwords are.
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Re: Password strength check
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2010, 12:02:18 AM »
yeah...and eventually get you to change all the passwords that you submitted there right? ;)
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Re: Password strength check
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2010, 12:07:01 AM »


OHhh....this guy also offers "Thor's Godly Privacy"
Encryption written by the Son of Odin himself?   It must be truly unbreakable! ;D

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Re: Password strength check
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2010, 12:15:29 AM »
yeah...and eventually get you to change all the passwords that you submitted there right? ;)

Hi Logos,  :) actually at the top of the page it's suggested not to test actual passwords.
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If you are really worried about it, then don't use real passwords.

Isn't this really to give an idea how strong a password is?
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Re: Password strength check
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2010, 12:23:09 AM »
ever heard of lastpass? (multi-browser online password manager) >>> it's got a password tester, actually a security check process reviewing your passwords, the real ones ;)

 ...give it a shot https://lastpass.com/ (not to test your passwords of course, but the software, it's worth it)
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