25 Worst Passwords You Should Never Use (But Probably Do)Seems everyday someone asks you to create a password to protect your info online. That's a good thing. The bad thing is, many of those passwords are not only common, they are absolutely no good.
Yahoo's Updated Email App Aims To Kill The PasswordYahoo is trying to phase out passwords with an update to its mobile application for its email service.
Tech Companies Want To Use Your Face & Heartbeat To Access AccountsYour face or heartbeat could be the key to a future without remembering passwords and PIN numbers.
California’s Attorney General Warns Personal Data Hacks Affected 18.5 Million Statewide Last YearThe number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped six-fold to 18.5 million accounts. That assessment comes from California Attorney General Kamala Harris in a new report on data breaches.
Promises of Prosecution After Nude Celebrity Photos Leaked—Is Cloud Storage Secure? After actress Jennifer Lawrence's nude photographs were leaked and posted online, there have been calls for prosecution as well as concerns over cloud storage security.
Is TweetDeck Safe? How To Make Sure Your Twitter Account Isn't CompromisedIs Tweetdeck still safe after a security vulnerability Wednesday allowed random code to be tweeted out on accounts from journalists, celebrities, and even a top White House communications aide? There are a few critical steps you can take to make sure your Twitter account is as secure as possible, including changing your password, and more importantly, revoking access to apps that use Twitter.
Create Super-Secure, Easy To Remember Passwords After 'Heartbleed' Attack Compromised Every Password You HaveA simple trick to create easy to remember but uber-secure passwords in response to the Heartbleed Internet security breach.
Internet Security Threat 'Heartbleed' Exposes Millions Of PasswordsAn alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.
Larry Magid: Breached Trust Changes Tone At Moscone Center’s RSA Cyber-Security Conference Our technology analyst reports there's a bit of a difference in tone at this year’s RSA security conference being held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco this week.
Google Acquiring Israeli Startup That Uses Sound-Based Password TechnologyGoogle is buying an Israeli start-up company that uses sound-based technology, in hopes of doing away with online passwords as we know them.
Hackers Expose Thousands Of Yahoo User Names, PasswordsYahoo Inc. said Thursday it's investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users' email addresses and passwords.