Password Special Characters

Author: Pawel Krawczyk

Password special characters is a selection of punctuation characters that are present on standard US keyboard and frequently used in passwords.

Character Name Unicode
  Space U+0020
! Exclamation U+0021
Double quote U+0022
# Number sign (hash) U+0023
$ Dollar sign U+0024
% Percent U+0025
& Ampersand U+0026
Single quote U+0027
( Left parenthesis U+0028
) Right parenthesis U+0029
* Asterisk U+002A
+ Plus U+002B
, Comma U+002C
- Minus U+002D
. Full stop U+002E
/ Slash U+002F
: Colon U+003A
; Semicolon U+003B
< Less than U+003C
= Equal sign U+003D
> Greater than U+003E
? Question mark U+003F
@ At sign U+0040
[ Left bracket U+005B
\ Backslash U+005C
] Right bracket U+005D
^ Caret U+005E
_ Underscore U+005F
` Grave accent (backtick) U+0060
{ Left brace U+007B
| Vertical bar U+007C
} Right brace U+007D
~ Tilde U+007E

The same list as string (between double quotes): " !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~"

Various operating systems and applications may apply limitations to this set: