Microsoft’s latest data on hacks and why you may need new login, passwords fast


The volume of password attacks has soared to an estimated 921 attacks every second. That’s a 74% rise in one year, according to the latest Microsoft Digital Defense Report.Roughly 20% of people online use identical logins and passwords across many websites and apps, which should be changed on accounts with sensitive information immediately.Passwords should in the least be encrypted through password managers, though randomly generated passwords are best, and multi-factor authentication is now a must as a second security step.

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