How Strong is your Password? 3 Easy ways to check password Strength


Passwords form an important ingredient of our daily web activities. We use different password for different web service like Email, Blogging, accessing paid content and much more. Creating a unique and strong password is very important to protect your online accounts.

What is a strong password? A password which is very difficult to crack and consist of mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Use of unique string of characters make it strong and difficult for anyone to steal it.

Is my password strong? Generally we tend to use our own name, telephone number, date of birth – resulting in a weak password. To create a ‘strong’ password, use a proper mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Check out following web services to check if your password is ‘weak’ or ‘strong’.

How to make a strong password? You can create a strong password by keeping following points in mind in an endeavour to create a strong password:

  • Make a lengthy password with atleast 8 to 14 words.
  • Cleverly combine letters, numbers, and symbols.
  • Use entire keyword in forming that strong password.
  • Avoid sequence or repeating characters like 4567 etc.

You can also read Microsoft’s guide to make strong passwords. Most important thing for creating a strong password is getting right mix of letters, numbers and symbols. Did your current password turn out WEAK or STRONG?


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