Is Your Personal Data Among the 620 Million Accounts That Have Been Placed for Sale on the Dark Web? screenshot

Is Your Personal Data Among the 620 Million Accounts That Have Been Placed for Sale on the Dark Web?

What do you need if you want to get your hands on just over 617 million account records stolen from 16 different websites? We have a surprisingly specific answer. You need an internet connection, about $16 thousand...

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February 13, 2019
Why Are People Covering the Cameras on Their Laptops and Phones? screenshot

Why Are People Covering the Cameras on Their Laptops and Phones?

Last year, Lenovo unveiled its 2018 laptop models and proudly announced that they come with a brand new feature – a built-in cover the slides over the webcam and ensures that nobody can spy on you. Peculiarly, they...

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February 12, 2019
Can You Trust A New Google Chrome Extension to Help You Choose a Good Password? screenshot

Can You Trust A New Google Chrome Extension to Help You Choose a Good Password?

Can a humble browser extension tell you whether or not your password is strong enough? Before we answer this question, we obviously need to explain what a strong password is. The classical definition states that a...

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February 11, 2019
Trakt Warns Users About a Password Leak That Happened in 2014 screenshot

Trakt Warns Users About a Password Leak That Happened in 2014

Every now and again, vast databases full of billions of usernames and passwords hit the internet, and most of us can't help but wonder how can hackers collect such a humongous quantity of data, seemingly without...

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February 8, 2019
How to get the Photos From all of Your Apps Backed up screenshot

How to get the Photos From all of Your Apps Backed up

One of the most relevant features of a smartphone is undoubtedly taking photos and storing them for the benefit of the user. According to an online poll done by androidpolice.com, about 40% of the nearly 8000 users...

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February 8, 2019
A German Teen Builds an App That Can Steal Passwords from Mac Computers screenshot

A German Teen Builds an App That Can Steal Passwords from Mac Computers

Between July and September, Apple sold just under 47 million iPhones and about 10 million iPads. By contrast, Apple sold around 5.3 million Mac computers in the same time frame. Clearly, the world's favorite...

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February 8, 2019
Google Chrome Is Making Sure You Do Not Fall for Lookalike URLs screenshot

Google Chrome Is Making Sure You Do Not Fall for Lookalike URLs

Phishing, as you most likely know, is one of the most popular types of online attacks, and it's perfect for crooks that have next to no technical skills. While they might not be computer wizards, phishers have quite a...

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February 7, 2019
How to Change or Reset Your Forgotten Ford Money Account Password screenshot

How to Change or Reset Your Forgotten Ford Money Account Password

Ford Money is the money management and finance subsidiary of the world-famous Ford Motor Company. Ford Money was created in 1963 when it was known as Ford Credit. It has been a part of Ford Motor Company since then....

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February 7, 2019
If You Have Bought Your Kid an Enox Safe-KID-One Smartwatch, Go Get Your Money Back screenshot

If You Have Bought Your Kid an Enox Safe-KID-One Smartwatch, Go Get Your Money Back

A couple of years ago, Enox, a German consumer electronics brand, started selling Safe-KID-One – a smartwatch for children that comes with all the features you'd expect from such a device. You can put a SIM card in it...

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February 6, 2019
How to Boot into Safe Mode If You Forgot Your Login Password screenshot

How to Boot into Safe Mode If You Forgot Your Login Password

So you locked your Windows computer with a password, and you forgot it. Don't worry, it's not that uncommon at all. It happened to me once when I was a teenager. That was back when we used the good old Windows XP OS....

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February 6, 2019
Schemers Employ a New Phishing Email to Collect Microsoft Passwords screenshot

Schemers Employ a New Phishing Email to Collect Microsoft Passwords

Can you name the world's most lucrative type of cybercrime? Unfortunately, we can't definitively say whether or not your suggestion is correct. The world of online fraud is so vast and diverse that there simply is no...

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February 5, 2019
Why Does Facebook Accept Passwords That Are Wrong? screenshot

Why Does Facebook Accept Passwords That Are Wrong?

Some of you probably know how unpleasant forgetting a password is. There is, however, one thing that is even more frustrating – seeing the 'Incorrect Password' dialog when you're sure that the password you're entering...

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February 4, 2019
How to Find All Saved Passwords on Your Mac screenshot

How to Find All Saved Passwords on Your Mac

Did you know that your Mac computer saves all manner of data, like your passwords? For example, it has the passwords to your Wi-Fi networks stored within its system. It also has the passwords used by your apps, as...

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February 4, 2019
Houzz Advises Users to Reset Their Passwords Amid the Latest Data Breach screenshot

Houzz Advises Users to Reset Their Passwords Amid the Latest Data Breach

The fact that data breaches are so common nowadays doesn't make them any more pleasant. For both users and service providers, the effects of these incidents can be pretty severe. The amount of damage depends, however,...

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February 4, 2019
'Collections' Data Leak Affects Even More Passwords: The Total Now Comes to 2.2 Billion screenshot

'Collections' Data Leak Affects Even More Passwords: The Total Now Comes to 2.2 Billion

Two thousand files, 87 GB, and just under 2.7 billion records. This is what cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt was faced with when one of his followers pointed him to a large database of sensitive information. After...

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February 1, 2019
How to Delete Google Accounts from Android Smartphones screenshot

How to Delete Google Accounts from Android Smartphones

Did you know that can add and remove accounts to your Android devices (like your smartphone or your tablet? Well, it's true. Whenever decide to add a new account or remove an existing one, the information related to...

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February 1, 2019
FormBook Uses a Shady File Hosting Service for Its Latest Password-Stealing Campaign screenshot

FormBook Uses a Shady File Hosting Service for Its Latest Password-Stealing Campaign

How would you feel about a file-sharing platform that states in its FAQ something along the lines of 'Using our service for anything illegal is forbidden, but if you do decide to do it, we won't try to stop you'?...

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February 1, 2019
SBI Leaks Data of Millions of Customers After Failing to Secure a Key Server screenshot

SBI Leaks Data of Millions of Customers After Failing to Secure a Key Server

The State Bank of India (SBI) might not be the biggest bank in the world, but it's still a substantial organization. It has over $400 billion in assets and close to half a billion customers. In other words, people of...

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January 31, 2019
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