Password Security

Modern Hardware Can Generate Billions of Passwords In Seconds - What Can You Do? screenshot

Modern Hardware Can Generate Billions of Passwords In Seconds - What Can You Do?

Nowadays credential theft through all sorts of attack vectors happens on a daily basis. Exposed, unsecured databases leak passwords, hackers breach even above-average defenses and obtain passwords in bulk, people are... Read more

September 25, 2020
Enjoy Gambling Online? Here Are 4 Security Tips for You screenshot

Enjoy Gambling Online? Here Are 4 Security Tips for You

Nowadays it's easier than it has ever been to gamble and bet on all sorts of games and events from the comfort of your home. From soccer games, to motorsports, to fantasy football, to online poker, the options are... Read more

September 21, 2020
Scammers Hide Behind a Fake Instagram Help Center to Steal Passwords screenshot

Scammers Hide Behind a Fake Instagram Help Center to Steal Passwords

A new scam is making the rounds, this time targeting Instagram users. The methods used by the bad actors have not changed much, only the bait is a little different this time. The attackers attempt to steal credentials... Read more

September 18, 2020
Facial Recognition VS Authentication, and Can It Replace Passwords? screenshot

Facial Recognition VS Authentication, and Can It Replace Passwords?

With the advancement of technology and the implementation of new features in all sorts of devices, the options available to users grow exponentially as well. Here we take a brief look at facial authentication, its... Read more

September 17, 2020
Cybercriminals Are Stealing Passwords With New SharePoint and OneNote Scam screenshot

Cybercriminals Are Stealing Passwords With New SharePoint and OneNote Scam

There is a new scam that is being distributed through email and it happens to be more elaborate than most. The new scam attempts to mimic SharePoint and OneNote - a couple of legitimate Microsoft applications to steam... Read more

September 16, 2020
Schemers Use Pretexting and Vishing to Gather Passwords and Sensitive Data screenshot

Schemers Use Pretexting and Vishing to Gather Passwords and Sensitive Data

How difficult is it to trick someone into revealing sensitive data like passwords over phone calls, text messages, or emails? Sadly, it is easier than you might think as hackers employ phishing techniques like... Read more

September 3, 2020
10 Essential Security Settings in Smartphones You Should Use to Protect Yourself screenshot

10 Essential Security Settings in Smartphones You Should Use to Protect Yourself

When was the last time you reviewed your phone’s security settings? Do you get the impression that your mobile device is a lot safer to use than your computer? Well, cybercrime evolves just as fast as everything else... Read more

September 2, 2020
Only A Third of Data Breach Victims Change Their Passwords, New Study Finds screenshot

Only A Third of Data Breach Victims Change Their Passwords, New Study Finds

Constant worrying and stress do no good for the body, mind, and soul. That being said, some people might be too relaxed about the wrong things. Password security being one of them. Even when passwords are breached,... Read more

September 1, 2020
If You Think 3sYqo15hiL is a Good Password, Think Again screenshot

If You Think 3sYqo15hiL is a Good Password, Think Again

Although security researchers are looking for ways to get rid of passwords, it does not look like that is happening any time soon. Passwords are and going to remain the core part of account security, and everyone must... Read more

August 28, 2020
4 Things That Help Hackers Perform Successful Cyber Attacks screenshot

4 Things That Help Hackers Perform Successful Cyber Attacks

While COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of many, the chaos that the pandemic has brought created various opportunities for cybercriminals. In other words, cyber attacks are on the rise, which is why you should care... Read more

August 26, 2020
Why Experts Are Now Calling for a 13 Characters Long Password? screenshot

Why Experts Are Now Calling for a 13 Characters Long Password?

If you would have to write down every single password that you use currently on a piece of paper, how many of them would pass as strong, complex, and impenetrable? One might say that such a password does not exist,... Read more

August 25, 2020
Ignore Emails Claiming That Your Password Has Expired screenshot

Ignore Emails Claiming That Your Password Has Expired

You probably know by now that you need to renew your passwords regularly to minimize the potential of a data breach. Even if this knowledge is genuinely vague, it still must be somewhere at the back of your head.... Read more

July 23, 2020
Schemers Pose as FINRA Officers to Illegally Obtain Microsoft Office and SharePoint Passwords screenshot

Schemers Pose as FINRA Officers to Illegally Obtain Microsoft Office and SharePoint Passwords

Cybercriminals are on a constant lookout for security cracks, through which they could invade systems. While some of them do not care much about what kinds of systems are attacked, there are hackers who have very... Read more

July 22, 2020
Do Men and Women Have Different Password Management Habits? screenshot

Do Men and Women Have Different Password Management Habits?

There is no point in fueling the battle of the sexes. We live in the 21st century, and, hopefully, we are all aware that both men and women are equals and deserve the same respect. That being said, it is... Read more

July 22, 2020
What Is a Password Blacklist and How Is It Serving You? screenshot

What Is a Password Blacklist and How Is It Serving You?

Cybersecurity might be developing in great leaps, but at the end of the day, we still employ passwords as the most common authentication technique. An individual user has to deal with tens (or maybe an entire hundred)... Read more

July 3, 2020
Poor Password Management Is Bad for Business, as Third of Passwords Are Forgotten on Checkout screenshot

Poor Password Management Is Bad for Business, as Third of Passwords Are Forgotten on Checkout

While the number of online shoppers seems to be growing every year around the world, so does the percentage of abandoned shopping carts. It seems that some people like to purchase online only if it is easy and fast to... Read more

July 1, 2020
Homeland Security Warns That Weak Passwords Can Lead to Ransomware Attacks screenshot

Homeland Security Warns That Weak Passwords Can Lead to Ransomware Attacks

It's been a while since ransomware operators started focusing more on businesses and organizations rather than individual users. It was a pretty big shift, and quite a few people were somewhat dumbfounded by it, but... Read more

June 26, 2020
New Report Reveals 80% Data Breach Due to Bad Password Habits screenshot

New Report Reveals 80% Data Breach Due to Bad Password Habits

Passwords have been around since time immemorial, and the idea behind them is solid. Being able to authenticate some one’s credentials based on a particular bit of knowledge they can produce at will is generally a... Read more

June 25, 2020