Latest Posts with passwords tag


4 Articles 1 Followers

CryptoSmarts 4: The Best Free Password Managers

16 Oct 2020 7 minute read 7 comments

CryptoSmarts 4 MintDice is proud to bring you the fourth part of the CryptoSmarts series, a 100% unbiased/non-affiliate paid article set that will focus on relatively simple ways you can boost your privacy, take power away from overbearing government...

How Hackers Are Cracking Your Passwords

30 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Luca B

The previous article in this series has described why passwords which were fully compliant with the NIST recommendations from 2003 turned out to be insecure. This article, which is the third part of the series, will describe how computers are working...

15 Years of Mistakes: why everybody created insecure passwords

24 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Luca B

The previous article of this series has given an overview of the reasons why human-generated passwords are weak (they're already out there, they're predictable, and they're short) and what was the origin of all those bizarre password creation rules t...

How Strong Is Your Password? (Complete Guide)

29 Jun 2020 11 minute read 2 comments SXNXW

Start a conversation about digital security, and it won’t be long before you’re talking about passwords. Passwords are a part of our daily life, yet very few people think about what makes a password strong, to reduce the risk of its being cracked. Le...