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  • Windows Hello
    Say goodbye to passwords with Windows Hello
    Forgot all your passwords with no backups, no written notes at all? That feeling of grave and intense palpitation that slowly creeps up at the top of your head can be really nerve-wracking. What are you going to do now?Well, with the upcoming...
  • Twitch Password Reset
    Twitch.tv forces password resets on all users
    Today, the official Twitch blog has issued an "important notice about your Twitch account." The popular video game streaming website says "there may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user account information."Despite...
  • Hack-Proofing Your Company's Social Media Accounts
    A Handy Guide to Hack-Proofing Your Company's Social Media Passwords
    Consumers put their faith in their most trusted brands online. So when a site gets hacked, it can have a dramatic impact. It can be embarrassing and a giant headache if your account is stolen right from under your nose. Your social media platforms...
  • 2014 worst passwords: List is shockingly bad, repeat of last year for worst choices
    2014 worst passwords: Don't use these passwords, laughable top 25 list revealed
    The 2014 top 25 list of worst passwords has been revealed this week, and the results aren’t terribly surprising. While many computer users may understand the risks associated with using common passwords that are easy to crack, there are...
  • 6 Ways to prevent Social Engineering Attacks
    6 Ways to prevent Social Engineering Attacks
    Hacking isn’t just about weak passwords and single-factor authentication. A lot of it occurs because people can be so easily tricked into giving up personal information: the craft of social engineering. Example: “Download this video of...
  • LastPass
    Manage your passwords securely online
    It seems that everything you do online requires a username and password. Using the same password everywhere is not a secure plan. Believe it or not, the three most common passwords are 123456, 12345678 and password. Really? You might as well write...
  • Passwords stolen: Russian hackers stole 1.2b passwords, at-risk sites unknown
    Passwords stolen: Russian hackers stole 1.2b passwords, at-risk sites unknown
    Passwords stolen by Russian hackers number over one billion, making this latest cybercrime one of the largest data hauls to date. Over 400,000 Internet sites were targeted, and the massive assemblage of user names and passwords has put millions at...
  • Ebay hacked: Ebay tells users to change their passwords as personal info hacked
    Ebay hacked: Ebay tells users to change their passwords as personal info hacked
    Online auction site eBay has become the latest cybercrime victim, hacked by computer pirates who gained access to personal information on the site’s 148 million active users. According to a report Wednesday from Reuters, as carried on MSN...
  • eBaycorporate
    eBay instructs users to change their passwords following database cyber attack
    Security experts at eBay are urging users to change their passwords following a breach in their customer database. As USA Today reports Wednesday (May 21), the online shopping and auction website admits that it fell victim to a cyber attack...
  • Change passwords: How to protect yourself against the Heartbleed bug (+Video)
    Change passwords: How to protect yourself against the Heartbleed bug (+Video)
    Does changing your passwords quickly, after the Heartbleed bug was discovered, protect your bank account, credit cards, or email accounts? The Heartbleed bug is being called by many security experts the most serious bug that has hit the Internet...
  • Couple looking at phone
    Should you share social media passwords with your significant other?
    Embarking on a new relationship is both exciting and scary. As the relationship grows and matures, you develop a mutual love and trust with your significant other. However, in the age of social media websites, one may wonder if we should share our...
  • Google Chrome settings
    Google Chrome settings to improve productivity
    Google Chrome offers a variety of settings to assist users in making their Internet experiences more productive. Some useful features can be found in the Settings and Advanced Settings areas of Chrome while others are simply within the toolbar...
  • 25 worst passwords to use: See if your password is on this list
    25 worst passwords to use: See if your password is on this list
    According to the Huffington Post on Jan. 22, the worst passwords for 2013 were listed.The most common passwords used on the internet indicate that many users still don't understand the basics of online security.SplashData, a Los Gatos,...
  • Is your password listed here?
    Is your password listed here?
    Passwords and the ability of hackers to capture your identity through weak passwords, should leave us all concerned about how secure our passwords are after Splash Data released the list of the most common passwords for 2013, according to a Jan....
  • Starbucks
    Starbucks app left personal info on app easily accessible to hackers
    The app that allows Starbucks customers to purchase food and drinks from their phone has been storing passwords and personal information in a very vulnerable fashion. According to CNN Money on Jan. 17, the app was keeping all this sensitive...
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