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8-character Passwords Should No Longer Be a Security Standard
« on: February 25, 2019, 12:56:17 pm »
Recently, it was discovered that ANY 8-character password can be cracked in under three hours with the most current hardware.
For Linux users, the time for cracking may be more, but the password is fully crackable.

Every possible combination of Upper, Lower, Number and Symbol characters can be fully cracked on a single device, in around two and a half hours, give or take.

It is strongly recommended to change such passwords and make them longer, switch from meaningful words to random characters.

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Re: 8-character Passwords Should No Longer Be a Security Standard
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 02:23:51 pm »
Hmm, thanks for information, I need to change my email password, it's 10 characters long but I don't feel safe after hearing such bad news