The password strength is based on the complexity of the password. This password strength checker will class the following passwords as ‘Secure’:
Examples of bad passwords include ones which contain common passwords, or repeated segments:
The strength ‘indicator’ located beneath the password fields provides helpful hints on how to choose a better password.
Through pattern matching and conservative estimation, we check over 30,000 common passwords, common names and surnames according to US census data, popular English words from Wikipedia and popular English language television and movies, and other common patterns like dates, repeats (aaa), sequences (abcd), keyboard patterns (qwertyuiop) etc.