How Long Will It Take to Crack Your Password?
Posted By: Ryan Richardson - 8/20/2020 12:00:00 AM


Today we are looking at how long it would take to crack your password depending on the length of the password, and the characters used. We’ve talked a lot in the past about how to create a great password and the importance of long passwords, but this will bring reinforcement to those points.   

Length of

Password

Only

Numbers

Mixed Lower & Upper Case Letters

Mixed Numbers, Lower & Upper Case Letters

Mixed Numbers, Lower & Upper Case, & Symbols

3

Instantly

Instantly

Instantly

Instantly

5

Instantly

Instantly

3 secs

10 secs

8

Instantly

3 hours

10 days

57 days

10

40 secs

169 days

1 year

928 years

12

1 hour

600 years

6k years

5m years

15

46 days

28m years

1b years

2t years

18

126 years

1t years

374t years

1qt years