April 22, 2012
Choosing a password is always a trade-off between security and usability. Programmers can shift this compromise thanks to some qualities of their work. The idea is to use lines of code as passwords.
April 14, 2011
Here’s the public announcement: Security Incident — Blog — WordPress.com. Why are they emphasizing having a strong and unique password? I think it’s the right thing to suggest in this case. My understanding is that the attackers could have accessed the database containing the users’ obfuscated passwords. Usually the passwords are salted and hashed (and I […]