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Twitter Advises 330 Million To Change Their Password

Twitter Advises 300 Million Users To Change Their Passwords Twitter is perhaps today the most popular social media platform available. I have somehow personally managed to ...

May 4, 2018 at 1:56 pm by

Spotify Test Filter For Explicit Lyrics In Songs

Spotify begin testing explicit lyrics filter While you may not necessarily mean Michael Bublé swearing in his songs, explicit lyrics are a fairly common factor in new ...

April 24, 2018 at 12:23 pm by

Top 25 Worst Passwords From 2017 Are Revealed

Top 25 worst passwords of 2017! The end of the year is fast approaching. As such, during this time, we get to see a lot of ‘best and worsts’ of the year. One of ...

December 21, 2017 at 1:23 pm by

The Man Behind Password Guidelines Says ’50rrY, i g0t iT wR0nG’

I’m sorry, that password is incorrect… Please choose your password. I’m sorry, please choose a password with a capital letter. Sorry, please use a password ...

August 9, 2017 at 8:12 pm by

Predictable Passwords Remain Popular Despite Increased Security Breaches

Despite the increase of publicized data breaches and hacking, security researchers have found that most people’s online security habits remain relatively unchanged ...

January 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm by
NHS

400 Million AdultFriendFinder Accounts Exposed in Hack

Over the past year, that have been an increasing number of database and server breaches. It seems like no one can properly secure themselves against a motivated attacker. In ...

November 15, 2016 at 8:54 am by

Facebook is Buying Your Passwords on the Black Market

With an increasing number of mid-sized social networking and media websites being hacked en masse – MySpace, LinkedIn, Badoo, and tumblr are listed in the top-ten mass ...

November 12, 2016 at 12:00 am by

Hackers Stole Account Information of Over 68 Million Dropbox Users

If you’re a long-time Dropbox user, you’ll have noticed that recently the company distributed an email to a large number of its users recently, urging (and in some ...

August 31, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

FTC Technologist Recommends Against Frequent Password Changes

When it comes to passwords, we are told many things. We are told to use at least a capital letter, lower case letters, a symbol, some numbers and while we are told all kinds ...

August 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

LastPass Flaws Hands Out Passwords to Hackers

eBay, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit. With so many accounts it’s often hard to come up with and remember, unique passwords for every site and account we use on a ...

July 30, 2016 at 1:50 pm by

Macs Latest Malware Reveals All

Computers are lovely things, reuniting people from all over the world and letting you find the world’s information at the press of a button. The problem with computers ...

July 7, 2016 at 11:40 am by

GoToMyPC Hacked – All Passwords Reset

What happens if something goes wrong and you’re away at work? Sometimes you just need access to your computer no matter where in the world you are and GoToMyPc offers ...

June 20, 2016 at 11:40 am by

Hacked Passwords Cause GitHub A Headache

These days, when you start to work on programming something, it’s common for a group of people to start working on a project. Be it a simple program or a complex one, ...

June 17, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Hacker Dishes the Dirt on Selling Your Passwords

For the last few months, the internet has been abuzz with news of mass hacks, with notable sites such as MySpace, Tumblr, Twitter, and LinkedIn falling victim to account ...

June 10, 2016 at 6:20 pm by
Microsoft

Microsoft Bans Dumb Passwords

Most people (not you, though – we know you’re smart) chose bad passwords online, and no amount of pleading – or hacking – seems to encourage them to change. So, ...

June 10, 2016 at 5:40 pm by


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