…And even then it will be cracked, because GPU based cracking and cracking method optimization, have reduced the time required to crack the entire passwordspace for most passwords down to a matter of minutes, or at worst hours.
What follows is a discussion of how contemporary password crackers go about their trade, and how you can make it much more difficult for them to cut through your password security.
Me? I use more than eight characters, and add in random characters in random locations. I have a program that generates them for me.
UPDATE: Over at Faceplant, Hi King pointed me at this (thanks!):