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How simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hacker

by bill - 0000-00-00 - ( culture / writing / blog / computers )

Simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hacker's attemptsvia How simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hackers attempts at breaking into your account.

A six-letter password in lower-case text takes a hacker's computer just ten minutes to crack, according to statistics collated by Bloomberg Businessweek. But make those letters upper-case and it takes ten hours for it to randomly work out your password.

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