Password Security

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
We Now Know What Passwords Hackers Try First When Brute-Forcing Accounts screenshot

We Now Know What Passwords Hackers Try First When Brute-Forcing Accounts

When we talk about passwords, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is your email or your social media account password. But these days, we have to take a broader look at all the accounts and devices that... Read more

June 8, 2020
Two-Thirds of Users Don't Change Their Passwords Even After a Data Breach screenshot

Two-Thirds of Users Don't Change Their Passwords Even After a Data Breach

Users are often rather vocal about their displeasure in the aftermath of a data breach, and you could argue that this is completely understandable. After all, by signing up for a service, you are entrusting the... Read more

June 8, 2020
Disney+ and Netflix Account Hacks Are on the Rise: How to Secure Your Accounts screenshot

Disney+ and Netflix Account Hacks Are on the Rise: How to Secure Your Accounts

A month or two ago, you might have spent your evenings hanging out with your friends, going to the movies, dining out at your favorite restaurant, or watching a live show. Unfortunately, COVID-19 decided to change our... Read more

May 19, 2020
Learn From Experts on How to Protect Your TikTok Account screenshot

Learn From Experts on How to Protect Your TikTok Account

TikTok has around 800 million active users and is considered to be one of the fastest growing social media platforms in the world. What separates it from social media platforms like Twitter or Facebook is that it... Read more

May 18, 2020
538 Million Weibo Records Are Sold on the Dark Web, 172 Million Phone Numbers Included screenshot

538 Million Weibo Records Are Sold on the Dark Web, 172 Million Phone Numbers Included

Having a social media account can help you share your everyday moments with your family and friends or catch up with what is happening in their lives. The downside of using social media platforms is that, while... Read more

May 18, 2020
If You Have Not Enabled 2FA on WordPress Yet, Do It Now screenshot

If You Have Not Enabled 2FA on WordPress Yet, Do It Now

The security benefits of using two-factor authentication (2FA) shouldn't be a mystery to anyone now. Even weaker forms of 2FA make compromising online accounts a lot more difficult for hackers, and thankfully, more... Read more

May 15, 2020
GDPR in Action: How the EU Fines Companies That Do Not Manage Passwords Appropriately screenshot

GDPR in Action: How the EU Fines Companies That Do Not Manage Passwords Appropriately

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect very nearly two years ago, and it must be said that it's causing just as many debates now as it did back in 2018. There are people who... Read more

May 13, 2020
How to Change or Reset Your TextNow Account Password screenshot

How to Change or Reset Your TextNow Account Password

Users may want to change their TextNow password for any number of reasons – in fact, it’s recommended that you do so regularly as time passes. Fortunately, you can do that with minimal fuss both through the app and on... Read more

April 30, 2020
Add a Strong Password and 2FA to Your Nintendo Account ASAP screenshot

Add a Strong Password and 2FA to Your Nintendo Account ASAP

How have you been fairing with social distancing? Have you spent more hours on your Nintendo Switch than the usual? After all, even if someone is not an avid gamer, if they are active on social media it must have been... Read more

April 22, 2020
Do NOT Save Your Passwords in Browsers, FBI Warns screenshot

Do NOT Save Your Passwords in Browsers, FBI Warns

We’re all looking for the easiest and the most convenient ways to deal with tons of information that we have to process every single day. When we are online, browsers are the tools that allow us to access the... Read more

April 21, 2020
Houseparty App Users Claim That Their PayPal, Netflix, Spotify, and Other Accounts Were Hacked screenshot

Houseparty App Users Claim That Their PayPal, Netflix, Spotify, and Other Accounts Were Hacked

A hundred, fifty, or even twenty years ago, when people got quarantined and isolated, they had fewer options to entertain themselves. Someone in 1920 might have spent their time playing an instrument or writing actual... Read more

April 20, 2020
What is a Yahoo Account Key? Can It Secure Your Account? screenshot

What is a Yahoo Account Key? Can It Secure Your Account?

In 2016, Yahoo announced that it had suffered a series of data breaches during which hackers stole in excess of 3 billion user records, and it subsequently received more than its fair share of flack for this. Some of... Read more

April 13, 2020
Tabjacking/Tabnabbing: What is it? screenshot

Tabjacking/Tabnabbing: What is it?

The humble browser tab is something we take for granted nowadays, and most of us have probably never thought about what an impact it has had on the way we surf the internet. The concept first appeared in what is now a... Read more

April 3, 2020
Google Introduces the OpenSK Project to Help Anyone Build Their Own Security Keys for 2FA screenshot

Google Introduces the OpenSK Project to Help Anyone Build Their Own Security Keys for 2FA

If you are interested in the latest cybersecurity developments, you must have been familiar with two-factor authentication for quite some time now. On the other hand, if you haven’t heard of it yet, you can fill that... Read more

April 1, 2020