Is Facebook Making You Change Your Password? Maybe That Is Not Such a Bad Idea screenshot

Is Facebook Making You Change Your Password? Maybe That Is Not Such a Bad Idea

Facebook users are often targeted by cybercriminals who seek to scam them, steal their personal information, or take over the control of their accounts. Therefore, it is no wonder its creators are coming up with more...

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March 19, 2019
20K Employees of Swiss Authorities Found in the 'Collections' Data Dump screenshot

20K Employees of Swiss Authorities Found in the 'Collections' Data Dump

In January, security specialist Troy Hunt analyzed a data dump of more than 770 million email addresses and 21 million passwords that was traded for free on hacking forums. The database had been compiled from hundreds...

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March 19, 2019
Study Shows How Developers Deal with Secure Password Storage screenshot

Study Shows How Developers Deal with Secure Password Storage

Starting a new social network that aims to compete with Facebook is not difficult at all. All you need is a firm conviction that you are cleverer than Mark Zuckerberg and some cash in your pocket. In simple terms, the...

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March 18, 2019
How to Secure Your Monejuro Mobile Wallet screenshot

How to Secure Your Monejuro Mobile Wallet

Monerujo is a mobile wallet used to store cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Its advantage is that you can install it on your smartphone, connect to a remote node and using it straight away. Recently Monerujo announced...

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March 18, 2019
Hackers Steal Applicant Data from Three US Colleges screenshot

Hackers Steal Applicant Data from Three US Colleges

Last week, applicants for three US colleges – Hamilton in New York, Oberlin in Ohio, and Grinnell in Iowa – started receiving some strange emails. On the face of it, the messages looked like they were coming from the...

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March 18, 2019
Citrix's Internal Network Hacked After a Password Spraying Attack screenshot

Citrix's Internal Network Hacked After a Password Spraying Attack

A data breach is never good news, but some incidents are definitely worse than others. If, for example, a small internet forum for DIY enthusiasts is hacked, the loot is not that great (some emails, possibly some...

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March 18, 2019
How to Change Your Mobile Hotspot Password screenshot

How to Change Your Mobile Hotspot Password

The Hotspot features on your Android or iPhone devices allow you to take maximum advantage of said devices' connection to the web, by turning your device into a de-facto portable wireless router that shares its...

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March 18, 2019
How to Password Protect Apps on Your Android Device screenshot

How to Password Protect Apps on Your Android Device

There's no arguing that it's the age of the smartphone. Almost every person in the developed world has at least one smartphone or some other mobile device like a tablet. Even laptops, which were once the cutting edge,...

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March 18, 2019
What Could Happen If You Write Down Your Passwords screenshot

What Could Happen If You Write Down Your Passwords

In early 2018, the whole state of Hawaii plunged into a panic after an employee of the local emergency management agency clicked the wrong button and accidentally sent out a false missile alert. Not surprisingly,...

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March 18, 2019
What Is the Internet of Things (IoT)? screenshot

What Is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

The modern world doesn't like sitting still. Take the internet as an example. Not that long ago, it was used exclusively for serious things like exchanging important emails and academic research. Right now, it's an...

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March 18, 2019
How to Create a Safer Password Using a Foreign Language? screenshot

How to Create a Safer Password Using a Foreign Language?

I think no one will argue that English is the lingua franca of the 21st century. That is to say it's the most commonly spoken second language globally. The Vienna Oxford International Corpus of English describes at as...

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March 14, 2019
How Not Setting up a Password Led to the Exposure of 5 Million Dalil Users screenshot

How Not Setting up a Password Led to the Exposure of 5 Million Dalil Users

Here's an interesting conundrum: you find out that a mobile application developer has misconfigured a database and is exposing the data of millions upon millions of people to the world wide web. You try to contact the...

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March 8, 2019
How can you Password Protect Folders on Dropbox? screenshot

How can you Password Protect Folders on Dropbox?

Over the last couple of years, cloud storage has proven to be one of the best ways to store, access and share information for most purposes, and Dropbox is by far one of the most popular sharing platforms out there....

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March 8, 2019
How to Use Another Account to Reset Your Mac Password screenshot

How to Use Another Account to Reset Your Mac Password

If you lose the password for an account on your Mac you'll be just fine as you can reset an account's password from your Mac's admin account. If you have two admin accounts and you lose the password for one of them...

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March 8, 2019
The World Wide Web Consortium and Fido Alliance Announce WebAuthn: What Does That Mean? screenshot

The World Wide Web Consortium and Fido Alliance Announce WebAuthn: What Does That Mean?

Usually, you're not presented with that many options when you're creating a new online account. You obviously have to create a password, and for most people, this means going down one of two routes – a simple,...

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March 7, 2019
How to Generate an App-Specific Password for Your Apple ID? screenshot

How to Generate an App-Specific Password for Your Apple ID?

Have you heard of App-specific passwords? They are quite useful and relatively easy to generate. What's so special about them? Well, by using them you can make sure that other services and apps cannot access your...

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March 7, 2019
Anyone Can Trace Your Facebook Profile Using Your Phone Number If You Do Not Hide It screenshot

Anyone Can Trace Your Facebook Profile Using Your Phone Number If You Do Not Hide It

Security experts' job is not easy. For years, they have been saying that people must turn on two-factor authentication (2FA) wherever possible. They have been arguing that it brings a level of security that a set of...

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March 6, 2019
If You Have a WhatsApp Account, You Need to Change Your Voicemail PIN Now screenshot

If You Have a WhatsApp Account, You Need to Change Your Voicemail PIN Now

WhatsApp is a great messaging application for anyone who values their privacy. That is because all messages can be read only by their recipients and senders, as the program uses end-to-end encryption to encipher them....

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March 6, 2019
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