Microsoft: 2021 is the year passwords die

Found on Neowin on Monday, 21 December 2020
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The company has highlighted the strides it made to kill off passwords in 2020, and has stated that it plans to make them a thing of the past for all its customers in 2021.

Microsoft noted that almost 80% of all cyberattacks target passwords, and one in 250 corporate accounts get compromised each month due to this. That said, the company is making an effort to transition people to passwordless solutions.

A password only fails if it is weak, or if the underlying OS allows successful attacks and exploits.