DailyDirt: Breaking Bad... Passwords

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Passwords are everywhere. They get us access to our phones, computers, email, social media accounts, cloud storage accounts, banks accounts... just about everything important (and unimportant -- which is part of the problem with passwords). You might think you're clever by choosing a 4-digit PIN that doesn't look like a birthday date or year, but if you're using 2580 and think you're smart, think again. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: dongle, fingerprint, logins, passcode, password-free, passwords, pin, security, tokens
Companies: google, yahoo


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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 25 Mar 2015 @ 7:23am

    Re: Re: i still use WEP key

    If my kids did the research to learn what a WEP key is and learned to use the tools to crack them, I would be so proud that I'd happily do their chores that week.

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