Find out How Easy is it to Crack or Guess your Password?

Being a Security Analyst I really wanted to show you guys the importance of keeping your passwords secure and strong enough. However, I know most people don’t like to create a strong password because they are not easy to remember. But on the other side, easy passwords are not secure and can be guessed within a minute. Don’t believe me? Check this out. Continue reading “Find out How Easy is it to Crack or Guess your Password?”

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2013

It is very important for all of us to keep really good and strong passwords so that guessing them or trying to crack them becomes very difficult. However, you won’t believe that most people use the easiest of the passwords for their online accounts which shall take only some seconds for a hacker to crack it. The main reason why people tend to choose simple passwords is because it allows them to easily memorize it. Also, it won’t surprise you to know that most of us use the same password on our most logins.

We have been advising people not to use the simple passwords and also methods on how to choose difficult yet easy to remember passwords. If you happened to miss out on our old post, then do read it here as it will not only tell you how easily crackable your passwords are but will also provide you with some tips on selecting one. Continue reading “Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2013”

Check how Safe and Hackable your Passwords are

It is very important for us to create and keep simple, easy to remember yet stronger passwords that can keep all the hackers and other attackers away. Today we have lots and lots of online accounts like those from bank accounts, social accounts to our personal and work emails. Every account needs a password and I can imagine how difficult it is to keep passwords strong enough every now and then and still abide their password policies.

Well you can make use of Passwords Manager too in this case but if you don’t feel like then here are some tips that will definitely make you aware on “How you should create your passwords and how to take then from hackable to uncrackable”. Continue reading “Check how Safe and Hackable your Passwords are”

List of Top 25 most common Passwords

Passwords are the highly confidential string of characters and numeric that can provide access to anyone on any restricted place. Setting up the most difficult password is equally difficult in guessing. Thus it is advisable to have a password that is long enough and also is a combination of all three criteria:
•    Letters including both the cases
•    Numeric letters
•    Special characters like @ # etc.

If you feel that setting a password like some random name of a person or even replacing letter o with a 0 (zero) would help, then believe me there are tools with the hackers that can guess even this. Continue reading “List of Top 25 most common Passwords”

Tip of the Week: How to Make Passwords Difficult to Guess

We are back with this Week’s Tip where we will learn few tips on how to make Passwords difficult to guess.

In our day to day lives we need to store our information and thus we require passwords for that, but here is how to make your passwords strong and difficult to guess.

Tips:

• Ensure that your password is at least 8 characters long and is a combination of Lower Case, Upper Case, Numeric Characters and Special characters (i.e. *,!,@,& etc ). Continue reading “Tip of the Week: How to Make Passwords Difficult to Guess”