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Carnegie Mellon, Stanford researchers devise method to safely share password data


February 22, 2016

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An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a security breach. Now, computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon and Stanford universities have devised a way to let organizations share statistics about their users' passwords without putting those same customers at risk of being hacked.Full Story

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