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Slack Reveals New Details on 2015 Compromise

Four years after an intrusion, Slack has discovered new details about the incident and moved to reseat many users' passwords.

Data Breaches, Passwords

Windows 10 Moves Closer to a Password-less World

No matter what the security zealots say, the password will never fully die. The latest version of Windows 10 is getting closer to the passwordless ideal.

Passwords, Microsoft, Windows, 2 Factor Authentication

Microsoft Will No Longer Recommend Forcing Periodic Password Changes

Users who hate having to change their Windows passwords every 60 days can rejoice: Microsoft now agrees that there is no point to forced password changes and will be removing that recommendation from its security recommendations.

Microsoft, Passwords

Facebook Stops Asking for Email Passwords

In a bizarre series of events, Facebook decided to ask some users to provide the passwords to their email accounts when signing up for new Facebook accounts. When asked, the company agreed to stop.

Facebook, Passwords

Google Password Checkup Checks For Already Compromised Passwords

Google's Password Checkup Chrome extension tackles the big problem of password reuse by checking what passwords users are using against a database of compromised credentials.

Passwords, Google, Data Breaches