New methods for password protection

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Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, along with the University of California at Irvine, offered new options to increase password security against hacking. Many people use the same few uncomplicated passwords repeatedly, making them easy to remember. Passwords are typically stored on servers in a hashed form. Hackers can garner passwords either by an online brute-force attack, or by hacking a server with poor security and using a ‘dictionary’ of passwords to test offline.

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