All posts tagged: security

Password Security in Real Terms

One Man’s Blog discussed how weak the _weak_ passwords really are, making it easy to understand in terms of how many seconds it will take to break them. This is very practical and will get the message through without invoking any binary calculations. Above table is done in Google Spreadsheets and embedded using iframe. via […]

Is your new password strong enough?

While changing my Google account’s password today, I noticed this unobtrusive text indicator telling me if it is a good strong password or a weak one. Nice and very Google-ish. Clicking on _password strength_ pops up a window with guidelines for good passwords.