Cracking password might be an easy task depending on your password. Passwords can be hacked in 0.00001 second or even with a massive attack scenario it can take billions of years to hack your password by bruteforce attack method .
Grc.com is one website that tells you how long would it take to crack your password. Using this and experimenting with this website you can develop a very strong combination of letters, numbers, and symbols which might get really hard for a hacker to hack unless the hacker hacks your phone. To completely protect your device from getting hack FOLLOW THESE TIPS.
How does BruteForce attack work?
Brute-force attacks work by calculating every possible combination that could make up a password and testing it to see if it is the correct password. As the password’s length increases, the amount of time, on average, to find the correct password increases exponentially.
You can read more about BruteForce here.
How to use Grc.com to find how long would it take to hack your password?
GRC’s Interactive Brute Force Password “Search Space” Calculator makes it very easy, you just need to enter any combination of password you want and it will tell how much time will an online bruteforce attack, offline bruteforce attack, massive bruteforce attack will take.
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Now, If you try with “123456” you will see an online attack scenario (any script kiddie can do) will only take 18.52 seconds to hack this password and a Massive Cracking Array Scenario will only take 0.0000000111 seconds.
Now, let’s try a strong password!
Look at this password, I haven’t even included any numeric still a massive cracking scenario will take around 1.73 HUNDRED BILLION YEARS, Forget about online attack scenario.
This is how you can test your password and know if it is secure or not.
Also, remember strong passwords won’t matter if your device gets compromised, so try not to give your phone to strangers and never download anything from open source because that may contain malicious file which you can’t even notice and you can get hacked.