How Long Would it Take a Hacker to Crack Your Password?

When it comes to passwords, one thing is always true: The longer and more complex your password is the harder it is to crack. Hackers run possible password combinations through a program at 15 million combinations per second.

Use the graph below to see how long it would take a hacker to crack your password. Understand that there is a chance the hacker would only need half the time listed to actually crack your password.

If you want a second opinion, try HowSecureIsMyPassword.Net. It allows you to type in your password and gives you automatic feedback on how long it would take for the password to be hacked and if it is a “most used” password.

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