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Hackosis Brute Force Calculator – just how secure is your password?

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The Hackosis Brute Force Calculator tells you how long your password will last against sustained attack. The results will probably surprise and scare you a little. Especially if you’re relying on simple memorable passwords to lock away your online stuff. Think again. Think *($&£^”_8/>~’#89*&$*&.

 Your password is 8 characters long and has 390,625 combinations. It takes 0.00 hours or 0.00 days to crack your password on computer that tries 137,438,953,472 passwords per hour. This is based on a typical PC processor in 2008 and that the processor is under 10% load.

Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don’t we all?

Nigel – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


  • Dan

    Well, I can remember it and it’s safe for 88,000 days. I can live with that.

  • Nigel

    Oooh I could use a password like that. What is it? :-)

  • Kainnon

    If you throw in a special character like or , you can gain a lot of time.

  • sebif

    but how to hack others id

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