Test Your Password Minimum Requirements please click +1
  • Minimum 8 characters in length
  • Contains 3/4 of the following items:
    - Uppercase Letters
    - Lowercase Letters
    - Numbers
    - Symbols
Too Short

Additions Type Rate Count Bonus Deductions Type Rate Count Penalty
Number of Characters Flat +(n*4)
Letters Only Flat -n
Uppercase Letters Cond/Incr +((len-n)*2)
Numbers Only Flat -n
Lowercase Letters Cond/Incr +((len-n)*2)
Repeat Characters (Case Insensitive) Comp -
Numbers Cond +(n*4)
Consecutive Uppercase Letters Flat -(n*2)
Symbols Flat +(n*6)
Consecutive Lowercase Letters Flat -(n*2)
Middle Numbers or Symbols Flat +(n*2)
Consecutive Numbers Flat -(n*2)
Requirements Flat +(n*2)
Sequential Letters (3+) Flat -(n*3)
Sequential Numbers (3+) Flat -(n*3)
Sequential Symbols (3+) Flat -(n*3)

    Exceptional: Exceeds minimum standards. Additional bonuses are applied.
    Sufficient: Meets minimum standards. Additional bonuses are applied.
    Warning: Advisory against employing bad practices. Overall score is reduced.
    Failure: Does not meet the minimum standards. Overall score is reduced.

Quick Footnotes DISCLAIMER
Flat: Rates that add/remove in non-changing increments.
Incr: Rates that add/remove in adjusting increments.
Cond: Rates that add/remove depending on additional factors.
Comp: Rates that are too complex to summarize. See source code for details.
n: Refers to the total number of occurrences.
len: Refers to the total password length.
• Additional bonus scores are given for increased character variety.
• Final score is a cumulative result of all bonuses minus deductions.
• Final score is capped with a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 100.
• Score and Complexity ratings are not conditional on meeting minimum requirements.

This application is designed to assess the strength of password strings. The instantaneous visual feedback provides the user a means to improve the strength of their passwords, with a hard focus on breaking the typical bad habits of faulty password formulation. Since no official weighting system exists, we created our own formulas to assess the overall strength of a given password. Please note, that this application does not utilize the typical "days-to-crack" approach for strength determination. We have found that particular system to be severely lacking and unreliable for real-world scenarios. This application is neither perfect nor foolproof, and should only be utilized as a loose guide in determining methods for improving the password creation process.


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