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Microsoft test new passwordless login option for Windows 10

Microsoft test new passwordless login option for Windows 10

Microsoft has added a new feature to the test versions of Windows 10 20H1, making it possible to log in without a password. The option is enabled in the settings. The Windows 10 20H1 settings now include an option to make a device passwordless, writes ZDNet. By enabling the option via Settings, Acco... Read more

date3 years ago
“Dutch employees are ready to abolish the password.

“Dutch employees are ready to abolish the password.

The Dutch employee is ready to say goodbye to the password this year. That's what the report "The Password-Free Future" from Okta says. Three out of five employees, for example, see the advantages of using biometric data as a login method at work. More than three-quarters of the respondents use an ... Read more

date3 years ago
Microsoft brings “not to crack” passwords to Azure AD

Microsoft brings “not to crack” passwords to Azure AD

Microsoft Azure has raised the character limit for passwords in Azure Active Directory (AD) from 16 to 256 characters. This makes it a lot harder to make brute force hacking attempts succeed. "Many of you have reminded us that we still had a password limit of 16 characters for accounts created in A... Read more

date4 years ago
W3C declares the passwordless WebAuthn to be the official standard

W3C declares the passwordless WebAuthn to be the official standard

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that WebAuthn is now an official Internet standard, reports Venturebeat. With the standard it is possible to log in without using a password. WebAuthn was first announced by W3C and the FIDO Alliance in November 2015. W3C is the body that manages al... Read more

date4 years ago
Vulnerabilities in popular password managers expose data

Vulnerabilities in popular password managers expose data

Passwords have to be more and more complicated. All passwords for all sites where you have remembered an account is therefore very complicated. For this reason, experts almost always recommend the use of online password managers. But now it turns out that the most popular password managers have vuln... Read more

date4 years ago
More than 1 billion email addresses and passwords dumped online

More than 1 billion email addresses and passwords dumped online

A total of 773 million unique email addresses and 22 million unique passwords were dumped online on cloud service MEGA. The dataset, titled Collection #1, contains 2,692,818,238 rows of data coming from different online services. Security researcher Troy Hunt announces in a blog post that he has bee... Read more

date4 years ago