Lorrie Faith Cranor

What’s wrong with your pa$$w0rd?

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Filmed Jan 2014 at TEDxCMU
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Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users — and secured sites — make to compromise security. And how, you may ask, did she study thousands of real passwords without compromising the security of any users? That's a story in itself. It's secret data worth knowing, especially if your password is 123456 ...

Lorrie Faith Cranor
/ Security researcher

At Carnegie Mellon University, Lorrie Faith Cranor studies online privacy, usable security, phishing, spam and other research around keeping us safe online.  Full bio.

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