LinkedIn and Sony, it's likely people have grown quite concerned about the security of their passwords online. One company thinks that it's found a way to further deter hackers, and keep our passwords a little safer.With a run of password leaks in the last year, like the breaches at
Security firm RSA proposes that if passwords are scrambled, split in two, and stored on different computer servers, hackers would have a harder time getting the full password, and would therefore not be able to break into your account.
According to the BBC, the hacker would need to break into both related servers, then link up the two randomized parts of the password, which theoretically would serve as a major deterrent.
RSA would store the two portions of the password on servers at its distributed credential protection (DCP) facility.
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