Mar 24

[Video] Simple test to spot a weak password & how the ol’ “switcharoo” trick fixes it

Why is this guy holding a dictionary and what the heck is the password “SWITCHAROO“?

This short video teaches one simple way to know if you have a weak password and, more importantly, what to do about it.

Introducing one of the oldest password tricks in the book, the “SWITCHAROO”:

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Some password “switcharoos” to consider using:

  • a = @
  • e = 3
  • i = 1
  • o = 0
  • u = v
  • L = 7

What is your favorite password tip or trick?

 

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