Online note-taking service Evernote Corp. has been hacked and was resetting all its 50 million users’ passwords as a precaution.
A password cracking expert has unveiled a computer system that can cycle through as many as 350 billion guesses per second with the ability to crack just about any password on a Windows computer.
Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a pair of privacy bills making it illegal for employers and colleges to demand access to social media accounts.
Business social network LinkedIn has confirmed that passwords have been stolen and leaked onto the Internet, but did not indicate that the number was more than 6 million, as has been reported.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the phone hacking scandal in England has caused AT&T to change its policy regarding voicemail boxes.
A spam attack on Twitter showed why it’s wise to use different passwords for Internet accounts.