How To Securely Store Passwords This article is about how to manage passwords and properly protect , and not to lose them at the most inopportune moment. Internet users no longer know how to spend their day without social networking, online shopping, developing their business on online platforms, and more. To do this on a… Continue reading How To Securely Store Passwords
What’s the Idea Behind Password Managers? In the cybersecurity world, everyone knows that passwords are real. It’s only in the movies hackers can effortlessly detour or hack passwords. A strong password provides decent data protection. Since an average internet user nowadays has many accounts on different online services, remembering passwords becomes a serious nuisance. Using… Continue reading Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager in 2022?
What is a Password Attack? In the beginning, you probably already understood from the name what these attacks are and what they are aimed at. It is resistance against someone or something. Password attacks that are aimed at damaging accounts. They are programmed to cheat the authentication process to get into the account. After that,… Continue reading TOP 7 Types of Password Attacks
A password to an internet service account, social media profile, computer, or mobile phone is perceived nowadays as something undividable from information technology in general. As narrow checkpoints to whatever lies beyond them, passwords inevitably attract the attention of hackers. In this article, we recall the biggest password danger and give tips on how to… Continue reading Use Strong Passwords to Can’t be Hacked
Ata Hakçıl, a Turkish student and independent researcher, has done a great job examining over a billion different usernames and passwords. The researcher found that every 142nd password is “123456”. He collected such a huge dump for analysis from open sources: all this data was once “leaked” to the network after various information security incidents.… Continue reading The researcher found that every 142nd password is “123456”
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that users seldom change passwords even after receiving data leakage messages. Scientists estimate that only a third of users actually update access to their sensitive data after being compromised. Interestingly, this report, presented as part of the IEEE 2020 Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection, is based not on… Continue reading Users seldom change passwords even after data leaks
Experts from York University explained how they managed to detect vulnerabilities in popular password managers. Bugs allowed malware stealing user credentials. It turned out that back in 2017, researchers analyzed five popular password managers: LastPass, Dashlane, Keeper, 1Password and RoboForm. The analysis helped identify four previously unknown vulnerabilities, including one that led to the disclosure… Continue reading Experts have discovered vulnerabilities in popular password managers
Password meter services, implemented on many popular platforms, can be misleading, thereby putting users at risk of cyberattacks. During the holiday season, hundreds of millions of people will receive gadgets as gifts or use their devices to buy them. The minimum they have to ensure is that their data will be safe. The key to… Continue reading Password meter services put Internet users at risk