Made my first post over at the company blog. Thought it would only be appropriate to give it some link love over here. My thoughts on the future of password: Rethinking Passwords.
Posts Tagged: passwords
In a recent episode of Build & Analyze Marco Armet (creator of Instapaper) explained that the standard practice of salting a hash is no longer a really good way to secure passwords. CPUs (and GPUs) are so fast that they can effectively guess your salt in a reasonable amount of time*. The solution, use bcrypt. Essentially, it’s an extremely slow…
Why won’t my bank allow me to use non-alpha-numeric characters in my online banking password?! Don’t they want my password to be as secure as possible?