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5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against the Shocking State of Password Security
Password Security

5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against the Shocking State of Password Security

You don't want to get 'pwned,' as the gamers say. But you don't have a photographic memory. So, what should you do?
Joseph Carson
Twitter Locks 'Millions' of Accounts With Exposed Passwords
Twitter

Twitter Locks 'Millions' of Accounts With Exposed Passwords

If your account is vulnerable then you should've already been notified; so if your inbox is empty and you can still sign in then you don't have anything (more than usual) to worry about.
Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest Were Hacked, His Simple Password Revealed
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest Were Hacked, His Simple Password Revealed

The not-from Zuckerberg tweet on his timeline suggests that the Facebook CEO's password was simply 'dadada,' and it told anyone reading to simply direct message the account to obtain additional proof of the hack.
How Many Lost-Passwords Catastrophes Does It Take for People to Learn the Lesson?
Cybersecurity

How Many Lost-Passwords Catastrophes Does It Take for People to Learn the Lesson?

There is no absolute security on the Internet but the basic protections people could take are often skipped as inconvenient.
Joe Siegrist
How to Build the Next Generation of Secured Mobile Apps
Cybersecurity

How to Build the Next Generation of Secured Mobile Apps

Passwords are simply no longer protecting tech users. They now need something much more powerful.
Rahul Varshneya
Don't Despair, ID Theft Is Not Inevitable
Identity Theft

Don't Despair, ID Theft Is Not Inevitable

Can one person protect their data when governments and large corporations routinely report cyberthefts? Actually, you can.
Tom Pageler
Use a Password Manager to Make Your Accounts Are Secure
Password Security

Use a Password Manager to Make Your Accounts Are Secure

Here's how you can simplify the process of using a strong, unique password for every website you will ever log on to.
Robert Siciliano
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