Which password below is the hardest to crack but the easiest to remember?
- It’s been a hard days night 4 SueM
If you chose #3, you are a winner. And you probably use easy-to-remember, hard to crack passphrases (see below for why).
Remember, password managers make remembering a lot of passwords unnecessary.
Time to crack: < 1 second
Why it is bad: In a password cracking wordlist
Time to crack: 4 trillion years
Why it is bad unless you use a password manager: Complex but hard to remember and type
Password: It’s been a hard days night 4 SueM
Time to crack: 7 quattuordecillion years (however long that is ;)
Why it is good: A personalized remember-able passphrase that’s 34 characters long!