Archive for the ‘SafePasswd.com’ Category

SafePasswd Secure Edition + Blog

As of yesterday SafePasswd.com is now suggesting passwords over SSL for better security. Seems like a good idea right? In other news, there is now a SafePasswd.com blog. The focus is quite simple. Bring better security to the masses. Check it out, add the feed to your favorite rss reader, bookmark it.

SafePasswd.com Update 11/19

I updated SafePasswd.com tonight. Updates include better generation of memorable passwords, easier to handle length selector, and better quality bar. Most of the changes were to algorithms, rather than major features. Hopefully the quality of passwords generated is now slightly improved. It’s not always about the big things, sometimes it’s the smaller refinements that need […]

20,000 Passwords Analyzed

An interesting perspective on 20,000 Passwords. As noted in the comments, the data collection skews the results a bit, since most people who fall for phishing scams aren’t knowledgeable enough to know a good password form a bad password. But it’s possible to generate a safe password with ease even if your not a technically […]

SafePasswd.com Update

So it’s been about 10 days since I launched SafePasswd.com, and so far the response has been extremely positive. I made a few small changes to the system to improve the quality of “memorable” passwords, and I have now made the default length of passwords a minimum of 10, up from 8 (it’s actually is […]

The Need For Browser Testing

Ok, I’ve done a fair amount of work over the years in browser compatibility. From web development work, to writing the reporter tool. I’m well acquainted with the stress of testing your beautiful site against a dozen different browsers/versions/platforms. I just recently did so with SafePasswd.com which I launched the other day. IE5,5.5,6, Firefox 1.0, […]

Introducing SafePasswd.com

I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of tinkering. Way back when, I wrote a script to help me generate cool random passwords. I thought people wouldn’t mind one that didn’t suck… so recently I got to work on that. The site is still in beta, and quite a few things aren’t quite done yet, […]