The Worst Passwords of 2015
Jan25

The Worst Passwords of 2015

It is not a secret that the Internet users tend to choose weak and unreliable passwords. And even more! People use this weak password in almost all their accounts. And the list of the worst passwords of 2015, which was recently published by SplashData, proves that all the efforts to convince people of the importance of using strong passwords were vain. For several years, the palm belongs to the notorious “123456” and...

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Comic stories #3
Jan24

Comic stories #3

The Photoshop is 25 this year. Well, actually it is 38 but looks 25. A man comes home. Sits at the computer and starts shouting at his wife: – Did you do this? – No, how could I? – Did you? – With whom? – Tell me, did you do this? – Well, it was just once with the neighbor… – I asked if you changed the password to the...

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Strong Authentication Methods in 2016 – What to Expect?
Jan22

Strong Authentication Methods in 2016 – What to Expect?

At the beginning of the new year, everyone is trying to predict what it will bring: what trends will prevail in the economy and politics, what outfits will be the most fashionable, what books will possess the minds and souls, how inventors and developers will surprise and delight fans of technological progress. Let’s try to predict how the technologies and strong authentication methods would develop in 2016, what new things are...

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Comic stories #2
Jan15

Comic stories #2

Criminal Chronicle: – Yesterday a famous spammer was killed. 300 million addresses are in the list of suspects. A coder is standing by the window and closes and opens it. Closes and opens. Another one comes up and asks: – What are you doing? – Well, see: I can close it, I can open it, but I cannot minimize...

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Will Google’s Authentication without Passwords Be Safe?
Jan11

Will Google’s Authentication without Passwords Be Safe?

I guess that’s not only me, who’s tired of passwords: we should remember them, they should be strong enough not to be guessed or brute forced, and even more, they should be different for each website. But it has recently turned out, that not only I think so. A few days ago I have come across the information that Google is testing a new system of authentication without passwords that will allow refusing the password entry...

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