SplashData has released its list of the worst passwords of 2019, with “dragon” making the list. I also offer some basic password creation/management tips.
“Donald” has made SplashData’s list of the 25 worst passwords of 2018. Here’s more reminders of what not to do for creating and using passwords.
The long-standing password creation advice has had a major update by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Their new advice? Passphrases.
Online security has become an increasingly bigger issue recently. Here’s some tips on how to improve one’s own 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 some of passwords’ downsides.
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. Once again, it’s time to change passwords.
Dropbox and Last.fm both gave very long overdue updates on password security breaches that were first reported on back in 2012. As usual for such incidents, it’s strongly advised users change their passwords.
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