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Yahoo email account passwords stolen

Jan 31, 2014

Yahoo email account passwords stolen

Yahoo said Thursday that usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts, but the company isn't saying how many accounts have been affected. #Yahoo! #Technology #Internet security #passwords #email accounts
Forget passwords, new system uses daily activities to log you into your accounts

Jan 07, 2014

Forget passwords, new system uses daily activities to log you into your accounts

It uses software running in the background on a computer or smartphone to log your activities. The system can, for instance, note how long you spent playing a video game, which one it was and the time you stopped. #social media #facebook #Twitter #TechBuzz #Password #Foursquare #New Scientist #narrative authentication
New Microsoft tool helps you pick a secure password

Dec 08, 2013

New Microsoft tool helps you pick a secure password

The tool 'Telepathwords' tries to predict the next character of your passwords by using knowledge of: common passwords, such as those made public as a result of security breaches, common phrases and common password-selection behaviors. #Microsoft #TechBuzz #Password #Telepathwords
Gmail, Twitter, Facebook hack: Here's how to secure your account

Dec 05, 2013

Gmail, Twitter, Facebook hack: Here's how to secure your account

With most of your personal and financial data stored online, getting hold of your passwords almost means getting the key to the safe in your cupboard. Here are a few steps to ensure a rock solid password. #facebook #Internet #Twitter #Gmail #Password #InsecureNet #online security
2 million FB, Twitter, Gmail passwords stolen and posted online

Dec 05, 2013

2 million FB, Twitter, Gmail passwords stolen and posted online

The data includes more than 3,26,000 Facebook accounts, some 60,000 Google accounts, more than 59,000 Yahoo accounts and nearly 22,000 Twitter accounts, according to SpiderLabs. #facebook #Internet #Twitter #Technology #Gmail #Password #InsecureNet #online

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2 million FB, Twitter, Gmail passwords stolen and posted online

Jul 24, 2014

EBay faces class action suit over data breach

EBay faces a class action suit in a U.S. federal court over a security breach earlier this year. The consumer privacy class action lawsuit, filed Wednesday by Collin Green, a citizen of the state of Louisiana, alleged that the security breach was the... #Louisiana #eBay Inc.
2 million FB, Twitter, Gmail passwords stolen and posted online

Jul 30, 2014

64-bit Google Chrome browser moves into beta

Google’s 64-bit Chrome browser took the last step before being formally released, as Google published a 64-bit beta of the browser on Wednesday morning. If you’d like, you can visit Google’s 64-bit Chrome beta page and download the new browser; Googl... #Louisiana #eBay Inc.
2 million FB, Twitter, Gmail passwords stolen and posted online

Jul 30, 2014

Attackers use domino effect to compromise your accounts

Data breach after data breach has illustrated just how weak and ineffective passwords can be for protecting accounts and sensitive information. Many sites and services have implemented secondary security protocols and two-factor authentication, but u... #Louisiana #eBay Inc.