Do not ‘talk’ to strangers, which means don’t click on links, open attachments sent by addresses you don’t know.
Tools like Google Password Checkup and HTTPS everywhere and more can help you guard your data online.
The microphone can even pick up typing sound waves in crowded and noisy places.
Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline
Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches
India has seen its share of data breaches and security hacks recently and is being quickly identified as one of the most affected geographies world over.
The new meter led users to create stronger passwords that were no harder to remember than passwords created without the feedback.
Even though the number of internet users in India is expected to reach 420 million by June, there is still a lack of awareness about passwords among the masses.
Nearly 59 percent of people who used online dating services or apps on their mobile devices reported experiencing a security problem, a survey by global leader in cyber security Norton by Symantec has revealed.
Foreign travellers visiting the US may have to hand over their social media passwords for background check, a move which could come as part of the effort to toughen vetting of visitors, US Homeland Security Secretary has said.
News that Yahoo was breached back in 2013, and the personal information of more than one billion of its users was stolen, should serve as a reminder that everyone's email and personal information is vulnerable to hacking.
There are some elementary safety precautions that you can take to secure yourself against attacks by groups such as Legion.
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EU rules that force users to use password for digital payments above 10 euros may not help, says Visa
The European Union's planned rules to reduce fraud by forcing the use of passwords or codes to authenticate electronic payments above 10 euros ($10.60) risk disrupting online shopping and may not increase security, Visa said on Tuesday.
An Arizona man was arrested on Wednesday on charges that he hacked into over 1,000 email accounts for students and others at two universities and tried to do the same at 75 other higher-education institutions throughout the country.
With Yahoo announcing a massive data breach last week where 500 million of its user accounts were compromised in 2014, experts feel that the trick to avoid email account hacking is to use really long random string for a password.
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.
Google plans to gradually move away from the current framework of login's that relies on the age old concept of Username and Password.
A 2012 LinkedIn (LNKD.N) data theft may have affected far more users than originally thought, the professional networking site said on Wednesday.