Russian Billion-Password Hack: Just Another Teachable Moment?
Some greeted the New York Times Russian Hackers Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords with elation (“Wow – this will help sell our product!“) but seasoned security experts picked the reports apart with cynical ease:
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Out of the Box Thinking on Password Policies
For all that authentication vendors may proclaim “the death of passwords,” the pesky things aren’t going away. In fact, I don’t think they should. However, I’ll be the first to acknowledge how broken password authentication is in current practice. Sardonically… Continue reading