Remember the good old days, when logging into your favorite web service (Geocities, anyone?) was a simple as entering a username and password? Back when things were simpler and safer.
Today the ante has well and truly been upped and service providers, not to mention users, are in a perpetual battle to keep data safe. And, of course, the easiest way to attack data is to use someone’s login credentials — kind of analogous to a thief walking into a house where the occupants helpfully left the door unlocked for them. Recent findings showed that fully 63% of confirmed data breaches involved leveraging weak/default/stolen passwords.