Password Security

Hack-Proof Password: What Is It and How to Set It Up? screenshot

Hack-Proof Password: What Is It and How to Set It Up?

You may not think that cybercriminals are interested in your accounts except for your banking account, perhaps, but the truth is that any piece of information is valuable. Even if a hacker does not need your personal...

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August 22, 2019
New Study Reveals That 60% of Passwords Are Guessed During Attacks screenshot

New Study Reveals That 60% of Passwords Are Guessed During Attacks

What is the last password you entered to log into one of your accounts? Are you confident that this password is strong enough to withstand cyber attackers? Such passwords as password321, iloveyou, football,...

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August 21, 2019
Scammers Use a Facebook Rewards Team Scam to Retrieve Passwords screenshot

Scammers Use a Facebook Rewards Team Scam to Retrieve Passwords

Have you ever received an email, a message on one of your social networking platforms, or a random pop-up/banner notification online stating that you have won money? If you have, you have faced virtual scammers....

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August 21, 2019
WhatsApp Is NOT Offering 1000 GB Internet Data for Free! screenshot

WhatsApp Is NOT Offering 1000 GB Internet Data for Free!

If you don’t know anything about WhatsApp, you must have been living under a rock. It’s almost like saying you don’t know Facebook, and there’s definitely some correlation here because WhatsApp Messenger is owned by...

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August 21, 2019
What Is Formjacking and How to Protect Your Passwords Against It? screenshot

What Is Formjacking and How to Protect Your Passwords Against It?

Which are the two types of cyberattacks that are most frequently mentioned in the news? The first one that has probably crossed your mind is ransomware, and this is hardly surprising. Quite apart from the fact that...

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August 16, 2019
If you Haven't Changed Your Printer's Password yet, do it ASAP screenshot

If you Haven't Changed Your Printer's Password yet, do it ASAP

Since the beginning of 2018, Microsoft has sent more than "1,400 nation-state notifications" about malicious attacks. 80% of the targets of said attacks have been listed as "government, IT, military, defense,...

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August 9, 2019
Make Sure Your Wizz Air Password Is Strong Now That You Are Forced to Reset It screenshot

Make Sure Your Wizz Air Password Is Strong Now That You Are Forced to Reset It

Did you receive a notification asking to reset your Wizz Air password? If you have, do not lose your head just yet. Yes, you need to reset your password, and that is not just a suggestion. No, the company was not...

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July 31, 2019
Thinking About Changing Passwords? Start by Strengthening Them First! screenshot

Thinking About Changing Passwords? Start by Strengthening Them First!

There are situations when changing your password could be a great idea, but it does not always make things better. The truth is that there is no point in replacing a password if you change it with one that is just as...

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July 29, 2019
What Is Security Awareness Training and Should You Apply It in Your Workspace? screenshot

What Is Security Awareness Training and Should You Apply It in Your Workspace?

Research reports suggest that as much as 90% of all data breaches are in one way or another connected to human error. It's difficult to say how accurate this estimation is, but, having covered quite a few...

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July 11, 2019
There's Proof That Hackers Could 'Hear' the Passwords You Enter on Your Phone screenshot

There's Proof That Hackers Could 'Hear' the Passwords You Enter on Your Phone

There are a number of ways to compromise a password. If a service provider doesn't store it correctly, hackers can steal it. They can also trick users into giving away their login data, and because people's password...

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July 10, 2019
New Study Finds That Passwords Can Impact Your Mental Health screenshot

New Study Finds That Passwords Can Impact Your Mental Health

According to Todd McKinnon, the CEO of identity management solutions provider Okta, 'passwords have failed us as an authentication factor'. His company recently published its 'Passwordless Future' report, which tries...

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July 9, 2019
Will All of Your Security Woes Disappear After Switching from Passwords to Biometrics? No, They Won't screenshot

Will All of Your Security Woes Disappear After Switching from Passwords to Biometrics? No, They Won't

In 2004, almost exactly 15 years ago, IBM launched the ThinkPad T42 – the tech giant's first laptop with a built-in fingerprint reader. Big Blue officials expressed their confidence that their biometric system will...

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July 9, 2019
Muraena and NecroBrowser Prove That Automated Phishing Attacks Can Bypass Two-Factor Authentication screenshot

Muraena and NecroBrowser Prove That Automated Phishing Attacks Can Bypass Two-Factor Authentication

Our infinite dependence on passwords is one of the reasons researchers are looking for new methods to ensure cybersecurity. Multi-factor authentication or two-factor authentication is one of those security features...

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July 8, 2019
How the Outdated MD5 Can Put Your Passwords at Risk screenshot

How the Outdated MD5 Can Put Your Passwords at Risk

5F4DCC3B5AA765D61D8327DEB882CF99 – for the vast majority of you, this probably looks like a random string of letters and digits. For cybercriminals going after people's personal data, however, this particular mess of...

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June 21, 2019
Instagram Accounts Can Be Hacked Using a Vicious Ray-Ban Scam screenshot

Instagram Accounts Can Be Hacked Using a Vicious Ray-Ban Scam

Have you seen advertisements posted on Instagram that offers designer sunglasses for practically nothing? Remember that if something sounds too good to be true, it is most likely a scam. The offers we are discussing...

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June 19, 2019
Security Experts Warn About the Increasing Number of Office 365 Phishing Emails screenshot

Security Experts Warn About the Increasing Number of Office 365 Phishing Emails

How many emails do you send out every day? How many do you receive? These numbers vary from person to person, depending on their position, their social life online, their hobbies, and even their attitude towards...

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June 19, 2019
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