A look at a list of the worst passwords of 2020, plus my password security advice.
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 new password based on some cultural trend makes
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 passwords, with SplashData concluding the 25
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 also “change passwords
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 various Western countries. Said changes range from Brexit
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 some of passwords’ flaws. What’s
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 users’ information stolen.
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 online services. Dropbox The first is Dropbox, the
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 2015. Password management firm
Popular cloud-based password management service LastPass has reported a breach of its servers, with some information stolen. While it’s not the (encrypted) user data (i.e., passwords), the data thieves did