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Shard: Open source tool checks for password re-use

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jul 12, 2016.

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    Security researcher Philip O’Keefe has created a tool that allows users to check whether they have reused a password on multiple accounts. The impetus behind the creation of Shard – as O’Keefe dubbed the command-line utility – was the recent massive leak of LinkedIn passwords. He knew that he had reused the same password on many accounts, but couldn’t remember the exact ones, he explained to Dan Goodin. He has since switched to using a … More →

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