I don’t know about you, but I’ve completely lost count of how many passwords I have online. 100? 200? I have no idea. And yes, I know, each of them should be unique as more and more of who I am and what I do ends up on the web. But I’ve run out of my cat’s names, old teachers, places I like and even places I hate.
Enter a little bird to whisper a secure, but memorable password in my ear: PasswordBird.
PasswordBird is not going to set the web on fire, but if you’re at a loss for a reasonably strong password you just might remember, it’s perfect. Enter a name, a word and a date that’s special to you, and it will crank out a password that’s easy on your brain cells.
For example, I entered Santa Cruz, which made me think of ocean, which reminded me of March 3rd, 2000: PasswordBird cranked out:
Of course, if you don’t want easy, there’s always PC Tools Secure Password Generator, which will crank out as many as 50 strong passwords faster than you can say rukUke2a.