By reusing passwords across multiple services, users make it easier for cybercriminals to breach all their accounts, not to mention company databases.
Online services are understandably reluctant to add steps to the login process, but a little two-factor authentication can significantly boost security.
Credential-stuffing schemes rely on the widespread, irresponsible practice of using the same login credentials to access multiples accounts.
Will passwords become things of the past in 2017? Today, organizations tasked with managing too many passwords are at risk of phishing and malware attacks.
Cybercriminals leveraged poor password hygiene among users and administrators to compromise nearly 30,000 databases on MongoDB servers.
The Ameriprise leak exposed sensitive financial data and highlighted the importance of password protection, especially when backing up confidential data.
The WindTalker exploit enables fraudsters to deduce smartphone passwords and PINs over public Wi-Fi by analyzing changes in CSI.
Rewarding users for strong password selection can be a good way to eliminate terrible password hygiene throughout an organization.
As countless security compromises have shown, weak passwords are a common root cause for the initial breach of a victim network.
The SwiftKey mobile app's typing prediction feature has been generating unfamiliar phrases, emails and passwords belonging to other users.