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Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.
Tips for Keeping Your Travels Identity Theft Free

Tips for Keeping Your Travels Identity Theft Free

Business trips are stressful enough without a side of identity fraud.
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont discusses the one thing business owners need to do better when it comes to technology.
How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic.
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
How to Create Super-Strong Passwords to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Security Bug

How to Create Super-Strong Passwords to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Security Bug

This online security hole could affect a sizable portion of the 'secure' web. Here's what you can do to stay safe.
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks
Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.
Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'

Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'

The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

With Edward Snowden causing a whole lot of hoopla over passwords, here are a few alternatives to keep your company safe and sound.
Swallow This 'Password' Pill to Unlock Your Digital Devices

Swallow This 'Password' Pill to Unlock Your Digital Devices

Yes, this is as far out as it sounds.
5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.
Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?

Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?

Security firm outlines a recent cyber attack using internet-connected household devices.
Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

Massive security leak shows just how lax many people's standards are when it comes to online security.
Don't Get Hacked -- Tools to Fight Cyber Attacks

Don't Get Hacked -- Tools to Fight Cyber Attacks

Most cyber attacks are preventable by taking a few simple but crucial security steps. Here's how to protect yourself and your company from hackers.
After Hacks, Twitter Updates Sign-In Security

After Hacks, Twitter Updates Sign-In Security

The microblogging service has updated its safeguards to include two passwords when logging in.
Easy Tips for Avoiding Twitter Hacks

Easy Tips for Avoiding Twitter Hacks

How to steer clear of having your startup's account taken over by someone else.
Cyber Security a Growing Issue for Small Business

Cyber Security a Growing Issue for Small Business

To keep sensitive data safe, consider these three tips collected from a House Committee on Small Business hearing today.
New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

Take these steps to protect your personal and professional information from hackers.
8 Steps to Creating Stronger Passwords

8 Steps to Creating Stronger Passwords

Use these guidelines to make sure you don't get hacked.
Tumblr Hacked: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Sites Safe

Tumblr Hacked: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Sites Safe

Advice for keeping your website free of malicious content and your sensitive information protected from theft.

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