Update: HighCrypt app v1.6

Now HighCrypt with Dropbox and Google Drive support. Makes it simple to sync between your devices!! New Features: Dropbox and Google Drive support for data syncing. Lockscreen Themes New Menudrawer version Added Brazilian Portuguese language Free download  

Security Joke of the Day

Johnny loved surfing the Web, and kept track of his passwords by writing them on Post-It notes. His mother noticed his Disney Online password was, “MickeyMinnieGoofyPluto,” and asked why he chose such a long password. Johnny replied, “Because, they said it has to have at least four characters.”  

The Top 500 Worst Passwords of All Time!

There are some interesting passwords on this list that show how people try to be clever, but even human cleverness is predictable. For example, look at these passwords that I found interesting: ncc1701 The ship number for the Starship Enterprise thx1138 The name of George Lucas’s first movie, a 1971 remake of an earlier student […]

List of 106 passwords that BlackBerry will not let you use on their platform

  123456 12345678 123abc a1b2c3 aaaaaa abc123 abc123 abcdef amanda andrew angel asdfgh august avalon bandit barney baseball batman biteme brandy buster butthead calvin canada changeme chelsea coffee computer cowboy diamond donald dorothy dragon eeyore falcon fishing football freedom fuckme fuckyou gandalf george harley hello helpme hockey iloveyou internet jennifer jonathan jordan letmein maggie marina […]

Passwords easy to guess part 1

Password strength checkers typically demands to include an uppers case, lower case character, and a numeral. As a result, a large number of users , some what predictably ,starts their password with an upper case, continue with lower case throughout, and append the digit 1 at the end. This predictability in terms of user behavior […]

Hackers claim to have defeated Apple’s Touch ID print sensor

The Chaos Computer Club says it has bypassed the biometric security system by making a copy of a fingerprint photographed on a glass surface. A day after the iPhone 5S hit the streets, a group of hackers in Germany said they have bypassed the biometric security on Apple’s new Touch ID fingerprint sensor by using […]

Interactive brute force search space calculator

  Every password you use can be thought of as a needle hiding in a haystack. After all searches of common passwords and dictionaries have failed, an attacker must resort to a “brute force” search – ultimately trying every possible combination of letters, numbers and then symbols until the combination you chose, is discovered. If […]

Which of the following two passwords is stronger, more secure, and more difficult to crack?

Which of the following two passwords is stronger, more secure, and more difficult to crack? D0g………………… PrXyc.N(n4k77#L!eVdAfp9 You probably know this is a trick question, but the answer is: Despite the fact that the first password is HUGELY easier to use and more memorable, it is also the stronger of the two! In fact, since […]