How do passwords work?

How Do Passwords Work?

If you've been using the internet for any length of time, you've probably accessed tens or even hundreds of websites that require a password. In most places online, a login and password is almost mandatory, regardless of whether you want to post in a forum or buy an item. Some sites even require you to create a username and password just to read their content. But what is going on when you create a password – and how does this [...]

Why Anybody Can Steal Your Passwords

You juggle dozens of user names and passwords these days, especially if your business uses multiple cloud services. It's nearly impossible to come up with new passwords, change them regularly, and resist the temptation to use the same password for everything — or write it all down on paper. Data breaches impact companies large and small on a regular basis, and anyone can steal your passwords; it's not all that hard to do. When Malware Ruins Your Day Malware comes in [...]