The recent LastPass hack brings up some serious questions, chief among them: why are we still using passwords when solutions like Usher already exist?
How Safe Are Password Managers?
A password manager stores all your passwords and automatically fills them in your web browser and mobile apps. But is trusting an app with your passwords and storing them all in one place a smart idea?
Why You Should Use a Password Manager
The trick lies in not just protecting your passwords but in protecting your password manager.
Facebook password crisis
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Strategies for Smart Password Security
No password is absolutely hacker-proof, but by using smart strategies, you can optimize password security and make your data a harder target.
4 Rules of Thumb Regarding Passwords and Authentication
Many people believe passwords are dumb. They store their credentials for easy login, or maybe even leave the password blank if the app allows. For IT managers, forcing users to come up with a stro…
How to Play WKDQ Celebrity Password
A few familiar Tri-State voices are helping us give you a shot at winning cash, up to $5,000, while you work three times each weekday.
Microsoft to nix password expiration policies for Windows 10
Microsoft plans to eliminate password expiration policies from its new security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 version 1903.
LetMeIn101: How the Bad Guys Get Your Password
Passwords are essential to your cybersafety. You know it, but if you’re like the rest of the digital society, you probably have dozens of passwords to remember. It’s a lot. So, you might take shortcuts. Taking advantage of your laissez-faire attitude is one way bad guys access your passwords.
The reason why 'ji32k7au4a83' is a common and terrible password
It may seem complex but the password is excruciatingly simple.
Forget Passwords: How Playing Games Can Make Computers More Secure
A new security approach would let users input patterns instead of words to verify identity
Why you should lie in your password-recovery questions
The truth is overrated. At least when it comes to protecting your online accounts.
Question of the Month: How Often Do You Change Your Work Passwords?
According to Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading cyber economy researcher, “cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021—exponentially more than the damage inflicted from natur…
Password Protection: How Safe Are Your Accounts
World Password Day is coming up on May 4. Are your passwords are up to par? Use our tips to ensure your accounts are safe and secure.
Surprise! Top sites still fail at encouraging non-terrible passwords
You would think that Amazon, Reddit, Wikipedia and other highly popular websites would by now tell you that "password1" or "hunter2" is a terrible password — just terrible. But they don't. A research project that has kept tabs on the top sites and their password habits for the last 11 years shows t…
How To Recover Hotmail Password
- Always remember the answer for the security questions while signing up for a hotmail account. It will help you in recovering your password when needed.
How To Recover Gmail Password
- Keep your password a mixture of both numbers and alphabets to make it hard for anyone to figure out.
Strong passwords: A simple yet effective way to guard against ID theft
Weak passwords are a serious threat: Tips for crafting strong passwords.
How to change your eBay password, or reset the password if you've forgotten it
You can change your eBay password, or reset the password if you've forgotten it. Here's how to do it.
Why We Keep Coming Up With Such Unsafe Passwords
We get emotionally attached to the way we create our passwords. And then we get defensive when we’re asked to change that routine.