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How secure is your password?

If your account password does not conform to the chart below as being Secure, we strongly urge you to change it NOW!


With 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%


Hackers will 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
password Awful Dictionary Word Seconds
3men Awful Dictionary Word Seconds
my34car67 Weak Uses letters and numbers Hours
hMi4l67oO Decent
Uses upper and lowercase letters and numbers
Weeks (80%)
g00Dp@ssw3Rd! Secure
Upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and at least two symbols (!~#$%^&*)
Years (100%)