Outofmymindyo wrote:Saubloed wrote:If you have a password with only 4 or 5 character it will take only some seconds to bruteforce it.
Actually, brute force of a 3-letter password (no numbers or special characters) would take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months to crack. I've done the research, simply because I needed to get a password out of my FTP program that I couldn't remember. Brute forcing takes a VERY long time because of the amount of combinations it checks, therefor is basically useless to the everyday hacker/cracker.
MrYoop wrote: Actually no.
Acording to that Chart you supplied
A 6 charactor password would take up to 3 Months.
Due to the fact that phpBB uses all printable charactors for passwords.
Also as a Side note: I personally do not have one password that is less then 16 charactors. They all use every type of printable charactor, and also do not even hint at forming any word/phrase.
And that is what i suggest to everyone who is worried about their passwords to do.