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password-quality-calculator

1.0.4 • Public • Published

PasswordQualityCalculator

A JavaScript library that uses an advanced algorithm for estimating the quality/strength of passwords.

Click here to the demo

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How to Use

For Browser

Add js script to your html file.

<script src="./PasswordQualityCalculator.js"></script>
 
<!-- [ optional ] list of about 10000 most common passwords, 86kb (gzip 32kb)  -->
<script src="./MostPopularPasswords.js"></script>

Calculate the security quality of passwords.

PasswordQualityCalculator('you password here');
// return the security quality of passwords.

For Node.JS, Webpack...

First download from npm.

npm install --save password-quality-calculator

Import and initialize the library.

import PasswordQualityCalculator from 'password-quality-calculator';
 
// [ optional ] list of about 10000 most common passwords, 86kb (gzip 32kb)
import MostPopularPasswords from 'password-quality-calculator/dist/MostPopularPasswords'
 
// Load the popular passwords list
PasswordQualityCalculator.PopularPasswords.load(MostPopularPasswords)

Calculate the security quality of passwords.

PasswordQualityCalculator('you password here');
// return the security quality of passwords.

Algorithm from KeePass

KeePass uses an advanced algorithm for estimating the quality/strength of passwords. It searches for patterns, like e.g. popular passwords (based on a built-in list of about 10000 most common passwords; variations by upper-/lower-case and L33t substitutions are detected), repeated sequences, numbers (consisting of multiple digits), constant difference sequences, etc. For each pattern combination covering the whole password, the cost (number of bits required to encode the data and the order of the pattern identifiers) is calculated. For encoding pattern identifiers, an optimal static entropy encoder is used. Each single password character forms a pattern of length 1 and is encoded using a character space-dependent damped static entropy encoder. The minimum pattern combination cost is used as the final quality estimation.

Bits Strength
0-64 Very weak
64-80 Weak
80-112 Moderate
112-128 Strong
≥ 128 Very strong

https://keepass.info/help/kb/pw_quality_est.html

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Install

npm i password-quality-calculator

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Version

1.0.4

License

MIT

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