Passphrases are an easy to use alternative for passwords. They can be just as strong as passwords if word choice
is randomized like characters of passwords should be. Phrases' advantages include ease of use.
kR80L3ekM and tying-bundy-ua-wilkes
are of equal strength.
Which one is easier to use for example on a smartphone?
PassPhrase generator & tester SimThrow :
Generates PassPhrases of varying strength in English and Netherlands
with some strengthening options.
Is based on Diceware principles, though throwing the dices is replaced by PC or web
Estimates the Strength in both Dits (decimal) and bits (binary) and calculates those for dictionary and
for character based smart brute force recovery attempts.
Estimates Recovery Times for various hashes including those used in
applications like TrueCrypt, WiFi, SIP, and PW-managers. The chance for a 'Day 1' successful hit is also calculated.
Is free for personal
use (business and home), the license is included in the spreadsheet. Company-wide licenses available at favorable conditions.
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