If your account password does not conform to the chart below as being Secure, we strongly urge you to change it NOW!
more advanced hacker utilities now circulating, we recommend you review
your account password against the chart below to better insure the
security of your data. At very least, create a secure password of at
least 8 characters using the graph below as a guide. Your cPanel now has
a graph to show you just how secure a password is when changing it. Be
sure it is 100%
use brute force attempts to guess weak passwords and gain access to your
site. If you change your password often, and keep it complex, it will
help prevent hackers from gaining access to your site. When choosing a
password, do not use dictionary words, they can be guessed by hackers
within a matter of seconds.
Below is a table of different passwords, their strength, and the approximate time to guess them using a brute force attack.
|Password||Quality||Reason||Time to Guess|
|my34car67||Weak||Uses letters and numbers||Hours|
Uses upper and lowercase letters and numbers
Upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and at least two symbols (!~#$%^&*)