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1. 1. By Mohammed Al-Marhoon https://www.facebook.com/almarhoon1 share:This manual is the intellectual property of MakeUseOf. It must only be published in its original form. Using parts or republishing altered parts of this guide is prohibited without permission from MakeUseOf.com Think you’ve got what it takes to write a manual for MakeUseOf.com? We’re always willing to hear a pitch! Send your ideas to justinpot@makeuseof.com.
3. 3. THE PASSWORD MANAGEMENT GUIDE 13. How to Protect Your Passwords? 30 14. Security News 31 Security Now 31 PwnedList 31 15. Points to Remember (Recommendations) 32 16. MakeUseOf Links 33 Conclusion 33HTTP://MAKEUSEOF.COM 4MOHAMMED AL-MARHOON, HTTPS://FACEBOOK.COM/ALMARHOON1 share:
14. 14. THE PASSWORD MANAGEMENT GUIDE • Second character = 62 (same as first and second characters) • Total = 623 = 62 *62 *62 = 238328 combinationsWhat did you notice? If you look at the number of possible combinations in both parts, you will get the answers to thequestions we raised at the beginning. Both complexity and length can make a password hard to crack, but the ultimatestrategy is clearly to combine them.To sum up, the time required to crack a password is dependent on two factors respectively based on their importance:Length (L): which is how long the password is (Note: each extra character takes exponentially more time to bruteforce)Complexity (X): which is how many characters are allowed in each position (uppercase, lowercase, numbers andspecial characters)HTTP://MAKEUSEOF.COM 15MOHAMMED AL-MARHOON, HTTPS://FACEBOOK.COM/ALMARHOON1 share: