Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 4 with My recent feature on passkeys attracted significant interest, and a number of the 1,100+ comments raised questions about how the passkey system actually works and if it can be trusted. In response, I’ve put together this list of frequently asked questions to dispel a few myths ..
Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 1 with By now, you’ve likely heard that passwordless Google accounts have finally arrived. The replacement for passwords is known as “passkeys.” There are many misconceptions about passkeys, both in terms of their usability and the security and privacy benefits they offer compared with current authentication methods. That’s ..
Enlarge / A GitHub-made image accompanying all the company’s communications about 2FA. reader comments 47 with Share this story Software development tool GitHub will require more accounts to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) starting on March 13. That mandate will extend to all developers who contribute code on GitHub.com by the end of 2023. GitHub announced ..
Getty Images reader comments 57 with 0 posters participating Share this story More than a fifth of the passwords protecting network accounts at the US Department of the Interior—including Password1234, Password1234!, and ChangeItN0w!—were weak enough to be cracked using standard methods, a recently published security audit of the agency found. The audit was performed by ..
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reader comments 94 with 55 posters participating Share this story Enlarge / You can use the keys to skip passwords or as a second form of authentication. Security experts have long abhorred passwords. They’re hackable, forgettable, and, sometimes, guessable (looking at you, password1). As companies like Microsoft and Google move to embrace password-less logins, Yubico ..
Enlarge / Please don’t do this. Getty Images reader comments 112 with 90 posters participating Share this story If you’re like lots of people, someone has probably nagged you to use a password manager and you still haven’t heeded the advice. Now, Chrome and Edge are coming to the rescue with beefed-up password management built ..
Dashlane Password Manager is both convenient and secure. September 19, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. These days, working professionals ..
reader comments 77 with 65 posters participating, including story author Share this story Dozens of discussion groups on Reddit—including those dedicated to the National Football League, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Gorillaz—were hit in a Friday morning mass takeover spree that used the subreddits to spread messages promoting President Trump. The hijacked accounts had ..