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Make your Google Passwords UNHACKABLE for 580 million years!

Discussion in 'Google' started by M3rC, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. #1
    That's right folks, I recently stumbled across this little research fact and I decided to blog about.

    What if you could conjure up a password that would take a human hacker 580 million years and a computer-program up to 59 years to hack!?

    It's pretty simple when you think about, and it's one of the best ways of securing your sensitive data - STRONG, SECURE Passwords.



    I've included a table + graph which should be interesting if your interested in data-security and well instead of posting here on DP, I've given you the link :)

    Your thoughts or comments?
    SEMrush
     
    M3rC, Feb 3, 2009 IP
    SEMrush
  2. Abhik

    Abhik ..:: The ONE ::..

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    #2
    Just awesome..
    Gotta change my passwords to more secure.
     
    Abhik, Feb 3, 2009 IP
  3. rena

    rena Peon

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    #3
    I goes through the article and feel its interesting and good calculation too
     
    rena, Feb 3, 2009 IP
  4. M3rC

    M3rC Peon

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    #4
    @Abhik - Thanks man ~ just don't forget it, if you decide on a long password :D

    @Rena - Thank you for your compliments :)
     
    M3rC, Feb 3, 2009 IP
  5. lilporkchop

    lilporkchop Peon

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    #5
    how the hell did you work this out? 580 million years :|
    I DOUBT ANY hacker has that kind of spare time on their hands lol
     
    lilporkchop, Mar 8, 2009 IP
  6. zaidis

    zaidis Peon

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    #6
    Thanks Just awesome..
     
    zaidis, Mar 8, 2009 IP
  7. M3rC

    M3rC Peon

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    #7
    A simple probability equation :)
     
    M3rC, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  8. coolseo36

    coolseo36 Well-Known Member

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    #8
    its coool!
     
    coolseo36, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  9. wp-themes

    wp-themes Banned

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    #9
    Interesting dude, but am sure there is no security in this crazy world ;)
    However, thanks for sharing.
     
    wp-themes, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  10. pneulameiro

    pneulameiro Peon

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    #10
    Maybe the article should add that some characters (like $ % & ¨ !) are almost always out of any table for a brute force aproach.
     
    pneulameiro, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  11. shenron

    shenron Notable Member

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    Considering I use a 17 chars password, with numbers, letter, caps, special chars, etc, I'd say no1 can easily hack into it. :p
     
    shenron, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  12. Random Guy

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    I'm more worried about keyloggers than hackers :(

    They should start using those little RSA (whatever) devices for logins with how much money is involved in some of them. Even World of Warcraft has those now.
     
    Random Guy, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  13. rookster

    rookster Member

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    #13
    well you can make your password any larger u wish, but you cannot avoid getting it hacked by keyloggers.

    i think the system of passwords is totallly wrong.
     
    rookster, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  14. lifeplayer

    lifeplayer Notable Member

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    #14
    All the pasword can be hacked but how long time it takes. They are using auto combiantion
    If you use only number, then it is most easy to get hacked. the reason is only 10 number (0~9) available. if the password is 6 figure, just need to combine 60000 to hack it. Use the more than 8 figure with all the type (numbers, letter, caps, special chars) is safe enough.
     
    lifeplayer, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  15. supercostsaver

    supercostsaver Active Member

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    we would prolly have a new way of online security instead of passwords in the next 50 yrs ...
     
    supercostsaver, Mar 9, 2009 IP
  16. M3rC

    M3rC Peon

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    #16
    Special characters (@$#(^#) pretty much raise the strength of your password to an all new level, but that doesn't make it hacker-proof.

    There's noway we can be 100% that our passwords won't be hacked, even we have in excess of 30 characters. However, you can be damn sure that it's going to be difficult to crack.

    Programs that just repeat combinations over and over again, work "pretty well" (hackers perspective) until you get to around the 7-8 characters mark. With simple letters, capital letters, special characters, numbers and even spaces - you can make yourself prone to most "random hack attempts" but we cannot eliminate it as a whole.

    Who knows..perhaps the "next gen" of technology might have a whole new keyword dedicated to random keys (that have no specific language value) for passwords only :)
     
    M3rC, Mar 10, 2009 IP