Create strong passwords with Password Meter


A couple of weeks ago I shared a link to the Microsoft Password Checker. Well, a couple of days ago Download Squad mentioned another, better site, Password Meter:

This application is designed to assess the strength of password strings. The instantaneous visual feedback provides the user a means to improve the strength of their passwords, with a hard focus on breaking the typical bad habits of faulty password formulation. Since no official weighting system exists, we created our own formulas to assess the overall strength of a given password.

I tested a couple of passwords I use regularly. One scored over 70 but the other one was barely 60. I guess I should come up with something more secure.

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