Sunday, September 16, 2012

Check your password—is it strong?

Check your password—is it strong? Check your password Your online accounts, computer files, and personal information are more secure when you use strong passwords to help protect them.

Test the strength of your passwords: Type a password into the box. Password: Strength: Weak Not ratedMedium Strong Best

Note: This does not guarantee the security of the password.
This is for your personal reference only.
What is a strong password? The strength of a password depends on the different types of characters that you use, the overall length of the password, and whether the password can be found in a dictionary.
It should be 8 or more characters long. For tips about how to create passwords that are easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess, read Create strong passwords.
About this password strength checker Microsoft does not retain information entered into this password checker. The password you enter is checked and validated on your computer. It is not sent over the Internet.

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