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Secure Password: Question & Answers

Q: What is Secure Passwords?

A:Secure Passwords is a service for building strong and secure passwords that was developed by Johannes Haas. Our method create strong passwords that are very secure and extremely difficult for hackers to crack. Passwords contains strings of words, numbers and special characters.

Q: How much do passwords cost?

One password costs $ 4,95.
Two passwords costs $ 7,95.
Three passwords costs $ 9,95.

Q: Why should I buy a password instead of making one myself?

A: You can definitely make one yourself. I guarantee maximum protection of passwords. Our passwords contains strings of words, numbers and special characters.

Q: Who are you?

A: My name is Johannes Haas. I’m a Digital Expert living in Munich (Germany), and I sell strong, secure passwords. It sounds a little crazy to buy a password. But using a terrible password, such as 12345 or password or your name, is even crazier.

I want to make your e-mail accounts, your social network accounts and your banking, finance and savings online services a little bit safer.

Secure Passwords - Johannes Haas
Secure Passwords – Johannes Haas

Q: What is a password?

A: A password is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource, which should be kept secret from those not allowed access.

The use of passwords is known to be ancient. Sentries would challenge those wishing to enter an area or approaching it to supply a password or watchword, and would only allow a person or group to pass if they knew the password. In modern times, user names and passwords are commonly used by people during a log in process that controls access to protected computer operating systems, mobile phones, cable TV decoders, automated teller machines, etc. A typical computer user has passwords for many purposes: logging into accounts, retrieving e-mail, accessing applications, databases, networks, web sites, and even reading the morning newspaper online.

Despite the name, there is no need for passwords to be actual words; indeed passwords which are not actual words may be harder to guess, a desirable property. Some passwords are formed from multiple words and may more accurately be called a passphrase. The terms passcode and passkey are sometimes used when the secret information is purely numeric, such as the personal identification number or a PIN commonly used for ATM access. Passwords are generally short enough to be easily memorized and typed.

Note: Choosing a secure and memorable password

The easier a password is for the owner to remember generally means it will be easier for an attacker to guess. However, passwords which are difficult to remember may also reduce the security of a system because users might need to write down or electronically store the password, users will need frequent password resets and users are more likely to re-use the same password. Similarly, the more stringent requirements for password strength, e.g. „have a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters and digits“ or „change it monthly“, the greater the degree to which users will subvert the system. Others argue longer passwords provide more security than shorter passwords with a wide variety of characters.

In The Memorability and Security of Passwords, Jeff Yan et al. examine the effect of advice given to users about a good choice of password. They found that passwords based on thinking of a phrase and taking the first letter of each word are just as memorable as naively selected passwords, and just as hard to crack as randomly generated passwords. Combining two or more unrelated words is another good method, but a single dictionary word is not. Having a personally designed algorithm for generating obscure passwords is another good method.