NordPass released the worst passwords of 2021; among the entries include Superman, “Star Wars” and Winnie-the-Pooh.
This year’s list of the worst passwords of 2020 shows it’s the usual suspects making up the list, including the ever-popular “123456.”
Password manager creator SplashData has released its list of the top 25 worst passwords of 2019, based on information gathered from data breaches. Often, a… Read More »“Dragon” among the 25 worst passwords of 2019
Password management firm SplashData has published its annual list of the year’s worst passwords. According to Lifehacker, the passwords are based on 5 million leaked… Read More »“Donald” among the 25 worst passwords of 2018
For years, password creation advice has consisted of variations on “use a mix of lower case letters, upper case letters, numbers, and special characters.” There’s… Read More »The NIST’s updated password advice: use passphrases
Online security for Internet users has come up a lot in recent weeks. Some of this stems from recent regressive or authoritarian political changes in… Read More »Tips to improve personal online security
Two-factor authentication (2FA for short) has gained traction in recent years. This is thanks to an increased focus on online security, plus a response to… Read More »What’re the advantages of two-factor authentication?
Yet another security breach has happened, and this time, the victim’s Yahoo. Yahoo’s reported that a security breach has led to a whopping 500 million… Read More »Yahoo reports a security breach; it’s password-changing time
This week has seen not one, but two password security concerns come up. Both of these concerns, however, regard long overdue news updates about two… Read More »Dropbox, Last.fm both report it’s password reset time
Everyone loves “Star Wars.” Unfortunately, everyone also loves short passwords. Hence, several “Star Wars” related entries have made the list of the worst passwords of… Read More »“Star Wars” among the 25 worst passwords of 2015