How LinkedIn’s password sloppiness hurts us all

A new chapter in password cracking is about to begin. (credit: Laurie Harker, Minneapolis Star Tribune / Getty Images)

Jeremi M Gosney (@jmgosney) is a world-renowned password cracker and security expert. He is the Founder & CEO of the password-cracking firm Sagitta HPC, and a member of the Hashcat development team. Jeremi also helps run the Security BSides Las Vegas, Hushcon, and PasswordsCon conferences.

Me: "The full dump from the 2012 LinkedIn breach just dropped, so you're probably not going to see much of me over the next week."

Wife: "Again?"

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