Posts Tagged ‘Telepathwords’

Microsoft’s Telepathwords Guesses Passwords as You Type

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

I can’t decide: Is this a helpful tool for helping users to build better passwords, or could it also be misused by hackers as a tool to help guess passwords?

If you have been using the Internet for some time, you know that password security is a serious issue nowadays.

It is not a single issue though, as multiple come into play here. Many users prefer easy to remember passwords, as it makes it easier for them to sign in to websites and services. To make matters worse, it is fairly common that the same password is used across all services and websites, as it is more convenient than having to remember multiple passwords.