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How an 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Helping People Create Safer Passwords
Kids

How an 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Helping People Create Safer Passwords

Sixth-grader Mira Modi is on a roll peddling Diceware passwords, and she says it's 'so much better' than being popular in school.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
You Can Now Sign Into Your Yahoo Email Account Without a Password
Yahoo Mail

You Can Now Sign Into Your Yahoo Email Account Without a Password

With the new Account Key feature, users of the Yahoo Mail app are no longer required to type in their passwords.
5 Ways Lax Security Makes Small Businesses Cyber-Morsels for Computer Criminals
Cybersecurity

5 Ways Lax Security Makes Small Businesses Cyber-Morsels for Computer Criminals

Few small businesses can afford optimum cybersecurity measures but many aren't even taking the precautions they have available.
John Amaral
Password Statistics: The Bad, the Worse and the Ugly (Infographic)
Cybersecurity

Password Statistics: The Bad, the Worse and the Ugly (Infographic)

People have concerns about cybersecurity -- and with password habits like these, they should.
Carly Okyle
5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies
Security

5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies

From "Mr. Feet on the Ground" to "Ms. Head in the Cloud," these employee personalities help you find the holes in your system.
Tom Smith
Why Your Password is Hackerbait (Infographic)
Password Security

Why Your Password is Hackerbait (Infographic)

This infographic offers some serious stats on cybersafety.
Carly Okyle
People Are Still Using Terrible Passwords
Passwords

People Are Still Using Terrible Passwords

With passwords as simple as '123456' and 'password,' too many of us are essentially giving hackers a key to our sensitive data.
Carly Okyle
Lessons We Can Take From the Battlefield to Bolster Cybersecurity
Cyber Attacks

Lessons We Can Take From the Battlefield to Bolster Cybersecurity

What makes sense for defense in the real world is just as good an idea in the virtual world.
David Canellos
Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'
Passwords

Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'

The security breach brings to light some of the worst password-protecting practices.
Nina Zipkin
Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.
Far Out Tech

Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.

Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Apps That Never Forget Your Passwords and Require You to Remember Just One
Password Security

5 Apps That Never Forget Your Passwords and Require You to Remember Just One

The most common mistake people make with their online security is to have one password for everything but now you can do it safely.
John Boitnott
Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked
Security

Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked

A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
Salesforce

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
Catherine Clifford
4 Ways a CEO May Be Inviting a Cyber Criminal to Attack
Cybersecurity

4 Ways a CEO May Be Inviting a Cyber Criminal to Attack

Put these digital security tips into practice to safeguard your company's files.
Eric Basu