You know those #cybersecurity questions like “What was your elementary school?” Proof they’re stupid. #infosec

Although Google’s research makes it official, this isn’t a newly discovered idea. 40% of English-speaking users simply forget their security answers; whereas, SMS-based retrieval has an 80% success rate. In contrast, the old school security questions with answers that are the easiest to remember are actually the least secure questions.

via Google research reveals security questions’s vulnerability to attack – SlashGear.


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