How to keep yourself free from the danger of password hacks

Howdy Guys

According to survey, Your password should be at least 12 random characters long and include letters, numbers, and symbols, and if you want  yourself Free from danger of  brute force password hacks.  “‘Eight-character passwords key are not sufficient now .-If eight characters is all you use, and if you restrict your characters to only alphabetic letters, it can be cracked so easily.


-Here  I can obtain most of this info much easier than you think, after that I might  be able to get into your e-mail, computer, or online banking. And, if I get into one I’ll probably get into all of them.

-If you invited me to  try and crack your password how many guesses would it take before i guess it!! Here are some-

  • Your partner, child, or pet’s name, possibly followed by a 0 or 1
  • The last 4 digits of your social security number.
  • 123 or 1234 or 123456.
  • Your city, or college, football team name.
  • Date of birth – yours, your partner’s or your child’s.
  • god name
  • your lover name

I understand the need of choosing passwords that are easily remember to you,
But if you’re going to do that it might hacked.

Here are some sure shot tips :

1. Randomly substitute numbers for letters that look similar. The letter ‘o’ becomes the
number ‘0′,” a”  becomes “@”. (i.e. KOMAL–kom@l)
2. Randomly throw in capital letters (i.e. – K0M@l)
3. Think of something you were attached to when you were younger, but DON’T CHOOSE A PERSON’S NAME!
4. Maybe a place you loved, or a specific car, an attraction from a vacation, or a favorite restaurant?
Important Tip : You really need to have different username / password combinations for everything.

Remember, the technique is to break into anything you access just to figure out your standard password, then compromise everything else.

This doesn’t work if you don’t use the same password everywhere.

Once you’ve thought of a password, try Microsoft’s password strength tester to find out how secure it is.

I also realize that most people just don’t care about all this until it’s too late and they’ve learned a very hard lesson.
But why don’t you do  yourself, a favor and take a little action to strengthen your passwords key and let me know that
all the time I spent on this article wasn’t completely unproductive.

Please, be safe. It’s a jungle out there.

Cheers.

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About kaushalgupta
Software Engineer by profession and Blogger by Passion.

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