Use Fake Answers For Security Questions

Ex-Credit Card Thief Recommends Making Up Fake Answers To Security Questions: In an interview, a former credit card thief talks about some of the scams he used to run on unwary consumers… instead of putting down the real answer to “What’s your mother’s maiden name?” put down “unicorn princess.” I’d never be able to remember the fake answers. Maybe you could put variations of the real answers. Some suggestions: Spell

How Long To Figure Out Your Password?

Password Brute Force Calculator provides an estimate on how long a computer would take to figure out (i.e. crack). Your password is 13 characters long and has 367,034,448,698,777,600 combinations. It takes 7,121,405.58 hours or 296,725.23 days to crack your password on computer that tries 25,769,803,776 passwords per hour. Try your bank PIN! (via LifeHacker)