NEWS FROM THE LAB - Friday, January 18, 2013

Computer Security Circa 1990 Posted by Sean @ 12:49 GMT

Hackers with a cause. They're a danger to your corporate network!

This 1990's set of computer security films were originally produced as a wake-up call for the executives at AT&T Bell Laboratories.

1990's big innovation? Individual Network Access Passwords (INAP).

Yep, individual passwords were an innovation more than 20 years ago. Thank goodness we don't use those anymore, eh?

Wait, what? We do??

Oh… crap.

From Wired UK: Hacked: Passwords have failed and it's time for something new