Kruptos Random Password Generator
Every hacker will try “dictionary attacks” to enable brute-force hacking; therefore unpredictability, and not reusing the same three passwords is critical, to security. Indeed, MI5 keep old Soviet passwords, and hack them, just in case Russian spies reuse that password (which they do). Note to KGB…*coughs* MI5 really do know that password…
How to generate truly random passwords?
You could try the Kruptos Random Password Generator.
- It’s free.
- You can set the length eg 8 characters or 14 characters (for banking)
- You select Numbers or Symbols.
- It works on Windows.
- It will create passwords up to 32 characters long using a combination of upper case, lower case, numbers and symbols.
Where can I download it?
Speed of Password Crackers
Remember bruteforce hackers crack at a rate of 500 million passwords PER SECOND.
So a password based on your girlfriends name, however delightful, is not secure.