Why passwords don't work, and what will replace them

Found on BBC News on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
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Facebook admitted in April that the passwords of millions of Instagram users had been stored on their systems in a readable format - falling short of the company's own best practices, and potentially compromising the security of those users.

And Yahoo! recently settled a lawsuit over the loss of data belonging to 3 billion users, including email addresses, security questions and passwords.

"People tend to use passwords that are easy to remember and therefore easy to compromise."

Because companies cannot handle the data given to them and users are too lazy to come up with good passwords does not mean that the concept of passwords is insecure. If implemented correctly, it's safe; and if you replace one authentication method with another one, the bad guys will just focus the new one.