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Third-party password breaches are the easiest means for hackers to break into your Gmail accounts: Google
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Third-party password breaches are the easiest means for hackers to break into your Gmail accounts: Google

Research conducted by Google and the University of California, Berkeley attempt to come up with a better understanding about how hacks attempt to hijack accounts online.

PSA: Check your passwords against this database of over 300 million stolen credentials
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PSA: Check your passwords against this database of over 300 million stolen credentials

Password management is a painful chore, but as with all chores, a necessary one. In the digital age, data is everything and it must be protected.

Facebook regularly buys passwords from blackmarket for cross-referencing to maintain security
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Facebook regularly buys passwords from blackmarket for cross-referencing to maintain security

According to Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos, the company buys passwords that hackers are selling in the black market and cross-references them with encrypted passwords used on their platform.

Digital security firm Gemalto reveals data breaches increased by 15 percent since 2015
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Digital security firm Gemalto reveals data breaches increased by 15 percent since 2015

A digital security firm has revealed that the incidence of reported data breaches has risen by 15 percent in the first half of 2016 as compared to the second half of 2015.

Yahoo is preparing to announce a massive breach involving over 200 million user accounts: Report
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Yahoo is preparing to announce a massive breach involving over 200 million user accounts: Report

Your Yahoo account information and passwords along with that of several hundred million other users might have already been stolen.

With Project YOLO, Google and Dashlane hope to make passwords obsolete
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With Project YOLO, Google and Dashlane hope to make passwords obsolete

Google and Dashlane are collaborating on a project that will make passwords obsolete. The project is called Project YOLO (You Only Login Once) and is planned as an Open API for developers.