How Long It Would Take A Hacker To Brute Force Your Password In 2022, Ranked

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According to Hive Systems your passwords should be at least 18 mixed up characters for maximum security.

Here’s how long it would take a hacker to come up with as many combinations or passphrases before guessing your password.

Cyber security company Hive Systems crunched the numbers and computed how long it would take hackers to brute force their way into your password, based on the character length and complexity (case, numbers and symbols). Here’s what they found.


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