Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore

Eventually, as the number of epic hacks increased, we started to lean on a curious psychological crutch: the notion of the “strong” password. It’s the compromise that growing web companies came up with to keep people signing up and entrusting data to their sites. It’s the Band-Aid that’s now being washed away in a river of blood.

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Qubes OS

Qubes OS

Qubes is an open source operating system designed to provide strong security for desktop computing. Qubes lets the user define many security domains implemented as lightweight Virtual Machines (VMs), or “AppVMs”.