Password Length Options

Here’s an interesting article on Github about the most common length for passwords. Eight characters is the most common length.

Here are some of their recommendations.

  • 8 characters is the most common length.
  • They recommend a length of 12 or 13, but if you’re using Lastpass, there’s no reason not to make longer passwords.
  • Always use special characters.
  • Longer is better.
  • Start with a special character.
  • Pad your password with special characters.
  • User upper and lower case, numbers and special characters.

 

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