Upon analyzing a massive password dump, Duo Labs concluded that users are slowly but surely adopting recommended password security best practices.
The continued reuse of weak credentials within the enterprise has allowed fraudsters to clean up their acts. World Password Day reminds us to do the same.
Phishing attacks used to be the work of hobbyists, but now professional fraudsters are leveraging stolen credentials to compromise multiple accounts.
If you're writing down your passwords on adhesive notes or in a journal, you might need a refresher on password security best practices.
Security professionals who fail to secure their social media accounts create openings for cybercriminals to access more critical, work-related data.
Fraudsters have rendered traditional authentication factors — something you know, something you have and something you are — ineffective.
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.