Internet is not a safe place at all…while its true that you can access the whole world from your desktop/laptop/mobile – you should not forget that the whole world can also access you, your data.
We try to hide behind password, firewalls, anti viruses, intrusion prevention software etc., but what good they are if the password is “password123”?? or your wife’s / kid’s birthday? Any hacker with just a little bit of work can crack most of these passwords.
Alright, to prevent hackers and to safeguard your data you decide to create a cryptic, strong password – but how??
Ironically, the internet that is a threat is your saviour too. Here are a few websites that will help you create that strong and secure password.
NewPasswordgenerator lets you create password the way you want them to be, giving you the option to either create an easy-to-remember password or a strong and secure password. If you go for any of the two options, you can further customize your password with the options of number of letters and digits to be used (easy-to-remember) or whether to use lowercase/uppercase letters with numbers and symbols (strong and safe).
If you visit the GRC’s password generator page, you’ll be presented with high-quality randomly generated password that will make your granny cry if you even think of remembering them. The passwords are extremely strong, secure, and some can even say hack proof. If you want some new randomly generated password just hit the reload button on your browser.
PC Tools Secure Password Generator is so secure that it even lets you open their password generator page in SSL (Secure Socket Layer) secured version. This password generator like GRC creates a very strong password but unlike it, it lets you create your own password with lots of customizable options. It even provides you with the option of showing your password in Phonetic form.
This website may not be able to create extremely strong password like the ones created by GRC and PC Tools, but it does provide you with password that are a bit strong and easy to remember. The password generator presents you with passwords that are long and easy to remember such as “cattle shade piece war”.
If you haven’t heard about wolfram alpha then you need to check it out. Wolfram is more or less like Google but only for scientific/mathematical searches. To generate a strong password from wolfram alpha just type password in the search box and hit enter. You’ll be presented with lots of option to create a strong and secure password.
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