This website tells you if your password is easy to crack
Hacking incidents involving e-mails and social media accounts are becoming more frequent and one of the main reasons why it happens is because most people use weak passwords. If you’re not sure if your password is strong enough then you might want to check this website.
Author’s note: As some of our readers have advised, be wary and avoid using your real password. You can use a dummy password or substitute some of the characters. And like the site itself says, “Be careful where you type your password.” Thanks guys!
howsecureismypassword.net, as its name suggests, is a web-based tool that tells you if your password is strong or weak. All you need to do is type in a password and it will give you an approximation on how long would it take a desktop PC to brute force it. You can also change its settings and increase the default calculations per second.
48 thousand years for my Facebook account password.
I guess it’s time to change my password on Twitter.
In addition, it also offers suggestions on how you can strenghten your password like using a combination of numbers, special characters, and upper and lower cases.
If you have tried it, tell us about your results in the comments field below.