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  • What is Pharming?
    What is Pharming?
    I was surfing on YouTube the other day and found this hilariousvideo mash-upof Taylor Swift’s song “Shake It Off” and an 80s aerobics video. For a lot of kids today, mash-ups are all the rage—whether it’s combining...
  • 10 tips to Secure Passwords
    10 tips to Secure Passwords
    Ever wonder just how hackers bust into systems and cause destruction? One reason is because people are still using weak passwords. While your pet’s name and wedding anniversary dates are easy to remember and sentimental to use, this approach...
  • Insecam is hacking thousands of personal security webcams all around the world
    Better change that CCTV security webcam password ASAP
    A creepy new website is hacking private security CCTV webcams around the world and linking to them online for anyone to watch. Insecam, a site which claims to have privacy protection as its goal, is probably illegal, but that hasn't stopped...
  • 3 Stupid Simple Tips to protect your Identity
    3 Stupid Simple Tips to protect your Identity
    For anyone who goes online, it’s impossible to hack-proof yourself, but not impossible to make a hacker’s job extremely difficult. Here are three things to almost hack-proof yourself.Two-factor authentication. Imagine a hacker, who has...
  • How to Secure Your iCloud
    How to Secure Your iCloud
    By now you’ve heard that Jennifer Lawrence’s (and other celebs’) cellphone nude pictures were leaked out, but how in the heck did the hacker pull this off? Tech experts believe it was through the “Find My iPhone” app...
  • Hackers expose celebrity photos stored on iCloud
    Hackers expose celebrity photos stored on iCloud
    Over the years we have heard plenty of stories where celebrities have been targets for hackers. Usually it is a case where their laptop or mobile device has been stolen or social media accounts being breached. These attacks are most always focused...
  • Ladies of "The Talk"
    Ladies on 'The Talk' discussed how changing your password can keep you positive
    One of the hot topics discussed by the ladies on CBS's "The Talk" on Friday was about how a positive password can change your life. Julie Chen, moderator explained to the other co-hosts what experts say about typing a positive code...
  • This is an example of how Facelock could be implemented in practice.
    App prototype may be the end of passwords
    A newly proposed app that is based on the strengths of human memory has been initially tested and shown to improve password memory and to improve security versus present methods of password recognition. The preliminary study was conducted by Dr....
  • The Popular Auction Site Ebay
    Ebay has been hacked
    On Wednesday, the popular online auction site known as Ebay disclosed information about a cyber-attack to their online services. The company reported that so far no financial records or sensitive information were accessed. Ebay is now urging all...
  • Change Your Password. World Password Day
    Change Your Password. World Password Day
    We also say we want to be safe online. Yet sometimes our actions betray our words—especially if we’re using simple, short passwords for our online sites. Passwords with less than eight characters are the easiest to crack, especially if...
  • SpeedyPassword: Password Manager for the Masses
    SpeedyPassword: Password Manager for the Masses
    British Columbia is no stranger to innovation in the technology sector. With the Pacific Northwest also being one of the most popular retirement locations, it make sense that one company out of Vancouver Island is attempting to offer an affordable...
  • AOL encourages all users to change their password and security question at once
    AOL encourages all users to change their password and security question at once
    On Monday, America Online (AOL)announced that all users should change their passwords because there might be a breach on its system. On Tuesday, AOL sent a personal letter to all its users encouraging them to change not only their passwords but to...
  • Xbox password flaw: 5-year-old 'mini hacker' finds a major security flaw in Xbox
    Xbox password flaw: 5-year-old 'mini hacker' finds a major security flaw in Xbox
    By accident, a 5-year-old boy somehow managed to discover anXbox password flawwhich turned out to be a pretty serious security vulnerability in the Xbox Live platform. Kristoffer Von Hassel is a happy 5-year-old living in San Diego who likes video...
  • Xbox Password Flaw
    Xbox password flaw: Leave it to a 5-year-old to expose an Xbox security flaw
    An Xbox password flaw has been revealed by 5-year-old gamer Kristoffer Von Hassel, who exposed an Xbox system loophole that could allow a user to log into another player’s profile absent using the required password.“Microsoft received...
  • Keeping track
    Do you track email when job seeking
    It might sound like a silly question but when job seeking how to you keep track of the businesses you have applied, job sites or positions you want to apply and the passwords being used at these websites? Because this activity can become chaotic a...