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Thursday, May 4, 2017
A short history of the computer password
The password is nothing new. In fact, it has been around for centuries. Way before Hotmail, Skype and Netflix were prompting you to create a secure code with a funky username, the Romans reportedly used passwords as a way to convey important military messages between troops.
Essentially, it was a simple way to protect information. Fast forward a few thousand years and enter Fernando Corbató.