In today’s world password has been the most
important method to secure ourselves from fraud and
other scams. Even though some of the people does not
use password to secure the device or files. Some of them
use default passwords like “abc$1234” or “admin”, etc
which find it easy to remember. The use of strong
password with minimum 16 characters is advised. We
will see how password were used, how they are used
currently, what are the threats of weak password usage,
how to avoid those risks and to implement new methods
of password policy.
Keywords : Password, Password Attack Techniques, Attack Tools Used, One-Time Password (OTP) and Biometrics.