Password Security

Single Sign-On Feature on Social Media Platforms Is a Security Threat screenshot

Single Sign-On Feature on Social Media Platforms Is a Security Threat

These days, it is not a matter of whether you have any kind of account online. It's the question of how MANY accounts you have. The more accounts you have, the more bothersome the sign-on processes become because you...

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June 12, 2019
Are You Sure Your WhatsApp Messages Are Private? screenshot

Are You Sure Your WhatsApp Messages Are Private?

What’s your preferred social networking app when it comes to communicating with your friends and family? If it’s WhatsApp, there are a few privacy concerns. Of course, most apps have a tainted reputation, and we could...

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June 12, 2019
Should You Enable or Disable 'Password Sync' on Microsoft Office 365? screenshot

Should You Enable or Disable 'Password Sync' on Microsoft Office 365?

If you are running a business, you probably get a headache the moment you hear the word “password.” It’s hard to keep with personal passwords, so dealing with multiple corporate passwords is a big challenge. To make...

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June 6, 2019
Ethereum Users Suffer Money Loss Due to Weak Passwords screenshot

Ethereum Users Suffer Money Loss Due to Weak Passwords

We can never emphasize enough the importance of strong passwords. Every single day we hear stories about various accounts getting hacked because of the weak passwords that were protecting them. The Ethereum password...

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June 6, 2019
Dragonblood Vulnerabilities Are Discovered to Impact WPA3 Wi-Fi Security and Passwords screenshot

Dragonblood Vulnerabilities Are Discovered to Impact WPA3 Wi-Fi Security and Passwords

We’re about to step into the third decade of the 21st century, and yet passwords remain crucial for our cybersecurity. In this entry, we would like to talk more about Wi-Fi security, and how passwords can be leaked...

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May 13, 2019
Could Your Passwords Be at Risk When Using VPN Apps? screenshot

Could Your Passwords Be at Risk When Using VPN Apps?

A Virtual Private Network – or VPN, in short – is supposed to make your virtual presence more secure. With a VPN account, you should be able to browse the web anonymously using a temporary IP address. Whether you are...

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May 10, 2019
Docker Hub Users Must Change Passwords Now screenshot

Docker Hub Users Must Change Passwords Now

Just a few days back we learned about a data breach that affected around 190 thousand of Docker Hub users. The number of exposed accounts may not appear to be that significant, but it seems the damage could affect...

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May 10, 2019
Microsoft Will Stop Forcing Password Changes, but It Doesn’t Mean You Should Stop Making Changes screenshot

Microsoft Will Stop Forcing Password Changes, but It Doesn’t Mean You Should Stop Making Changes

According to the latest statistics, nearly 56% of all Windows OS users run Windows 10, which is the most popular version of the operating system, followed by Windows 7 at 33%. Undoubtedly, in time, the gap between...

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May 10, 2019
Yes, All of These Smart Home Devices Can Be Hacked If You Do Not Set up Strong Passwords screenshot

Yes, All of These Smart Home Devices Can Be Hacked If You Do Not Set up Strong Passwords

Smart TVs, baby monitors, Wi-Fi enabled security cameras, and other similar devices make our daily tasks easier and more fun. However, while there is no denying such gadgets are convenient, a lot of users forget that...

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May 10, 2019
As It Turns Out, Gen Z Is Not Smarter About Cybersecurity screenshot

As It Turns Out, Gen Z Is Not Smarter About Cybersecurity

According to Bloomberg, close to a third of the world's population belongs to the so-called Gen Z. Generation Z, for those of you who don't know, is the collective label placed on those of you who were born between...

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May 9, 2019
Why Does Microsoft Want You to Switch from Passwords to Biometrics? screenshot

Why Does Microsoft Want You to Switch from Passwords to Biometrics?

In a recent interview with CNBC, Bret Arsenault, Microsoft's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), found the perfect words to describe one of the most common cybersecurity misconceptions. When speaking about the...

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May 8, 2019
Can Biometric Authentication Solve Our IAM Problems? screenshot

Can Biometric Authentication Solve Our IAM Problems?

Most office workers will tell you that proper management of a company's digital assets is one of the major problems system administrators face. In theory, a reliable Identity and Access Management (IAM) system is the...

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April 19, 2019
If You Purchased Comcast's Xfinity Mobile Phone, You Must Set Up Strong Account Passwords screenshot

If You Purchased Comcast's Xfinity Mobile Phone, You Must Set Up Strong Account Passwords

If you are looking for information on how to change Xfinity mobile PIN, you must know already just how important it is for you to set strong passcodes for your virtual accounts. Unfortunately, some users believe that...

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April 2, 2019
Almost 1 in 5 Americans Claim That Their Identities Had Been Stolen screenshot

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Claim That Their Identities Had Been Stolen

The increasing number of data breaches and phishing attacks are most likely to blame for the growth of virtual identity theft cases. It is a serious problem since in some cases it can cause long-lasting consequences....

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April 2, 2019
If You Think You Are Safe Using ji32k7au4a83 as Your Password, You Are Very Wrong screenshot

If You Think You Are Safe Using ji32k7au4a83 as Your Password, You Are Very Wrong

We have talked about the importance of strong passwords before. Judging from the number of times we have touched upon this topic, it would seem that our regular readers should already be strong password experts....

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April 1, 2019
If You Do Not Want Your Passwords Stolen, Keep Your Laptop Close screenshot

If You Do Not Want Your Passwords Stolen, Keep Your Laptop Close

There are certain things we cannot do without, and a portable laptop is definitely one of them. Of course, smartphones have replaced many of the functions that laptops and stationary computers once offered...

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March 20, 2019
Have You Shared Your Password with Your Coworkers? If You Have, You Are a Liability screenshot

Have You Shared Your Password with Your Coworkers? If You Have, You Are a Liability

If you manage sensitive information at work, you probably have signed a non-disclosure agreement along with your employment contract. However, have you really gone through that agreement? Perhaps some confidential...

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March 19, 2019
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