Other examples include the threat to the security function of a management program that is not operating properly following booting in the safe mode, forced termination of a management program, and the time difference during booting  and the threat of authentication bypass as a result of an exposed password or password hint by eavesdropping the data transferred between the secure USB flash drive and the host, because the security function was not considered when the USB interface was designed .
The environmental vulnerability case of eavesdropping includes eavesdropping of plain text data transferred in communication between the secure USB flash drive of companies A, S, L, and I and the host to capture the password or password hint used in user authentication .
"Your password might be displayed instead of your password hint
if you used the Add APFS Volume command in Disk Utility to create an encrypted APFS volume, and you supplied a password hint
," the company wrote.
I have been known to have my password hint be something similar to "password is W0mb@ts" for sites I didn't care about, security-wise.
Many of the older people I work with keep a small book where they write down the website address and a password hint for it.
Executives, employees and customers are potentially exposing themselves through social network sites like Facebook where (for example) all of the published personal data can be correlated with password hint
After, choose the password recovery type and complete the password hints
What else do you call an operating system that reports back to its developers, supplying them with personally identifiable information about you, including your name, e-mail address, postal ad dress, phone number, passwords, password hints
, age, and sex, as well as your browsing history, address book, calendar, the contents of your e-mails, and access to all your files including pictures, videos, documents, and anything else stored on your hard drive?
And there is something else to watch out for as well -- the attackers made off with password hints
, he said.
LastPass, a password security firm, said on Thursday that it has found email addresses, encrypted passwords and password hints
stored in clear text from Adobe user accounts on an underground website frequented by cyber criminals.