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8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk
Cyber Security

8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk

Strengthening online security doesn't mean lowering your risk to zero, but you can plug the main gaps to reduce the largest potential issues.
Mindaugas Caplinskas
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
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
For Extra Safety, You Can Now Access Gmail With a Physical Key
Cyber Security

For Extra Safety, You Can Now Access Gmail With a Physical Key

More secure than a two-step verification code, a physical key helps hacker-proof your Google account.
Laura Entis
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.
Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of the Cloud
Cloud computing

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of the Cloud

Startups can ensure that their data is stored safely and avoid the risk of cyber theft while saving on the cost of installing their own infrastructure.
Tim Maliyil
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
8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)
Infographics

8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)

A look back at some of the worst cases of personal information being stolen.
Catherine Clifford
How This CEO Went From 400 Different Passwords to Just One
Connected Entrepreneur

How This CEO Went From 400 Different Passwords to Just One

This founder of a doggy boarding and daycare franchise uses apps to store passwords, stay connected to her workout buddies and handle travel plans.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Forget Passwords: A Look at the Future of Logging In
Security

Forget Passwords: A Look at the Future of Logging In

Researchers are coming up with new ways to make a password-less future a reality.
Hamza Ali
Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords
Hackers

Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords

Turns out, the Target breach was just the tip of the iceberg.
Laura Entis
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle
Cyber Attacks

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.
Thorsten Trapp