Browsing All posts tagged under »passwords«

Is your password “password”?

January 5, 2011


I've told this story before, but I've worked at a Fortune 500 company whose default password for their computer systems was "password". How can you change that?

Improving the security of your password

October 14, 2009


Online email accounts recently had their passwords posted online, according to various news reports. MSN, Yahoo! Mail, and Gmail accounts were affected. BBC News said: BBC News has seen two lists that detail more than 30,000 names and passwords from e-mail providers, including Yahoo and AOL, which were posted online. The lists also include details […]