- October 24, 2012
- Posted by: atlantadmin
- Category: Blog
How secure is your password?
Do you think someone might already know it?
Do you know how much time it would take to guess / bruteforce your password?
Most password complexity rules and tools tell you that if your password is complex, it is secure. WRONG!
If it exists anywhere online, you can consider it as already compromised… because it will take an attacker just a couple of minutes to run a password list against your account and figure out if your password was in the password list they have!
How do they get their password lists? They get them by hacking hundreds of thousands of websites worldwide. And there is a pretty good chance that one of these websites was one where you had an account or where someone like you had a password just like yours!
So without further adieu, …