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Microsoft Bans Most Common Passwords in Attempt to Keep Its Users Safe | News | Lifestyle | The Independent
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, Microsoft, Passwords, technology, LinkedIn, tech, safety, computer, computers )

Cat
- 1059 days ago - independent.co.uk
I have my doubts this will work, but thanks for trying. Use a password manager & save yourself some trouble. The site calls the feature âEUR~dynamic banningâEUR(TM) and it is supposed to solve the biggest problem with passwords
In the Future, Your Veins Could Replace Your Passwords
Science & Tech  (tags: security, computers, PayPal, passwords, cutting edge, Internet )

Freya
- 1462 days ago - yahoo.com
Forget having to remember passwords for all of your favorite websites and apps. In the future, PayPal wants the very veins in your body to act as your password.
Why the Bad Guys Want Your Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, e-mail, hackers, passwords, security, fraud, malware, ransomware )

Freya
- 1894 days ago - yahoo.com
Your email just got broken into? Sorry, it's not personal. It's business. That may not console you much when you realize that your email account was "pwned" through malware or deceit. But, really, the hackers who went after it probably had nothing...
Locked Out of Your Email? Tough Luck
Science & Tech  (tags: email, identity security, Gmail, Yahoo, Microsoft, passwords, tech support )

RC
- 3849 days ago - nytimes.com
If you screw up entering your id & password information enough times, Gmail will lock up your account - and there's no one to call. Same for Microsoft & Yahoo, unless you are a premium paying customer. What to do?
Internet Passwords Easily Hacked - What's on the Horizon?
Science & Tech  (tags: passwords, hackers, password creation, creating passwords, cryptography, information cards )

RC
- 3906 days ago - nytimes.com
A look at what most of us do when we create passwords, and how to create safer ones. Also, exploring alternative secure log-in methodologies.
Is Your Password Fool-Proof?
Science & Tech  (tags: Passwords, shouldn't be, so cryptic, you forget them, secure enough, to protect, your documents )

Eleanora
- 4214 days ago - infotech.indiatimes.com
A flood of passwords for everything from e-mail accounts to PIN numbers to customer IDs for online purchases has most computer users engaged in a never-ending memory game. Result: many a times to escape the nightmare of forgetting our passwords, many of u
   

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