Password Strength Checker
Wondering about the strength of your passwords? If not, perhaps you should. There are lots of tools online for checking the strength of passwords. This one is typical: https://www.my1login.com/resources/password-strength-test/. It tells you how long it would take today’s typical off-the-shelf PC to crack whatever password you enter. For example, it says that such a PC would take one million trillion years to crack Z_vH3c5pzV+5F_z&>. Of course, no one can remember such long, random passwords; that’s what password managers are for.
Good password advice is available from WordPress, the firm that wrote the software that powers this website; Microsoft; and many others, including About Passwords on this website. Everyone should read some of that good advice and use it. It is cheap insurance against possibly a real PITA.