point scoring system
kiki2005 (5)

How would I make a code that would check the password for the following and add or subtract the following points :

  • the amount of characters is equal to the first amount of points
  • capital letters + 5 points
  • lower case letters +5 points
  • digits(1-9) + 5 points for each one
  • special characters(!$%^&*()_-+=) + 5 points
  • only capital letter -5 points
  • only lowercase letters -5 points
  • only digits -5 points
  • only special characters -5
  • if the password contains three consecutive letters based on the layout of the UK QWERTY keyboard -5 points for each set of three.

In addition I would also like to know how to generate a random password that follows the point scoring system above and has 8-12 letters.The password would have to be classified as strong to be shared with the user.
Password strengths

  • 20+ is strong
  • 0 or less is weak
  • anything else is medium
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Koalaknightmi (1)

how about also if it uses any words in it like hi or hello or hellothere

kiki2005 (5)

@Koalaknightmi I dont mind as long as it does what I have said above and it works