It’s up to each of us to take proactive measures to protect our information when the inevitable happens and companies that house our data experience breaches. Although we’re powerless to prevent these breaches, that doesn’t mean we can’t mitigate the harm that we personally experience as a result of them. That’s where smart password creation and management comes in.
Too many companies and brands are still not following best practices when it comes to prompting users to create good passwords that are complex and unique. Until they do, it’s up to each of us to protect ourselves.
‘123456’, ‘ashley’, ‘superman’, and ‘blink182’ top the latest list of most common terrible passwords
While most of us are inclined to think our way is the “right way,” if surveys and news headlines tell us anything, it’s that when it comes to password habits, the majority of us need some serious work.
Recent advances in biometric technology have now made it possible to cheaply and effectively authenticate individuals based on the unique way that sound is conducted by their skulls.
While no evidence of abuse has currently been found, at least 2,000 Facebook employees searched through the files containing passwords, though it’s not clear as to why.
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