Password Formulas Don’t Fool Hackers

Every time we write about passwords on Lifehacker, a few readers share their secret formula for creating passwords. According to Ryan Merchant, senior manager at the password manager Dashlane , those formulas are easy to hack. Dashlane recently analyzed 61 million passwords from years of large data breaches—passwords that are available to many security researchers, hackers, and even the public.

Source: Password Formulas Don’t Fool Hackers

* * * * *

Been saying that for years.  My favorite is LASTPASS.

–30–

Please leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: