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Specific to the security of passwords: hashing, entropy, cracking, resets, lockouts, etc.

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After I learned last week that the login data of some of my accounts was leaked, I had to change my passwords for more than 30 sites. That was tedious! As luck would have it, some days later we … learned about Heartbleed. Oh great, now I’ll have to do all this again (and for even more sites now). Then I read the question on SU: What's an efficient way to change my 200+ account passwords? I wonder …
asked Apr 11 '14 by unor
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The German BSI (Federal Office for Information Security) claims to have got a list of 18 million email addresses and passwords – supposed to be the result of identity theft. They allow to check if … , users (that use unique passwords for each site) can’t know which of their accounts are affected (→ many sites use the email address as username). So people would have to change their passwords on all …
asked Apr 7 '14 by unor