Guide: How Passwords are cracked

The internet is an increasingly risky place. For all the great things the internet empowers us to do, there are also countless threats from criminals, hackers, and con artists. For those with malicious intent, passwords can be a gold mine.

But have you ever wondered how passwords really work in the first place? How can a complete stranger guess your dog’s name and some random numbers, or the make and model of your first car?

Download this guide to learn:

  • What password cracking is and how it impacts password security
  • The risks of using bad passwords
  • What makes a strong password
  • How a password manager keeps your information safe

Reused passwords can quickly spread from personal accounts to company accounts - potentially costing as much as $3.8 million - the average cost of a corporate data breach.

Cost of a Data Breach Report, IBM

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