Password Security

Were You Offered a Salary Raise via Email? Do Not Celebrate Just yet Because It Might Be a Scam screenshot

Were You Offered a Salary Raise via Email? Do Not Celebrate Just yet Because It Might Be a Scam

Phishing scams come in all forms and sizes, and while some of them are pretty obvious and can be spotted from a mile away, others are more sophisticated and can be used to scam even the more cautious people. The... Read more

January 14, 2020
Cybercriminals Find a Way to Hack Amazon Accounts and Place Orders Even When Passwords Are Changed screenshot

Cybercriminals Find a Way to Hack Amazon Accounts and Place Orders Even When Passwords Are Changed

Amazon doesn’t seem to catch a break when it comes to cybersecurity and data protection. If it’s not one thing then, it’s the other. It seems that just yesterday we talked about the latest Amazon data breach right... Read more

January 13, 2020
Google Introduces Password Security Changes screenshot

Google Introduces Password Security Changes

Login credentials remain to be one of the most targeted pieces of information by cybercriminals. Consequently, cybersecurity experts talk more and more about bad password habits and measures that both companies and... Read more

December 11, 2019
Amazon Ring Doorbell Is Found to Expose Users' Passwords in Cleartext screenshot

Amazon Ring Doorbell Is Found to Expose Users' Passwords in Cleartext

Have you ever thought of employing a smart doorbell for your house? It is no surprise that such devices are marketed as a part of home security, and they can often be used for monitoring. However, these smart devices... Read more

December 11, 2019
Hacker Introduces a Lightning Cable That Can Load LockScream to Steal Mac Passwords screenshot

Hacker Introduces a Lightning Cable That Can Load LockScream to Steal Mac Passwords

Remember when we talked about the potential security threats behind using someone else’s charger? Well, the same developer who revealed a flaw in the Apple security back in August 2018 is now back with fully developed... Read more

December 10, 2019
Why Are You Getting a Facebook Password Reset Code Text When You Are Not Resetting Your Password? screenshot

Why Are You Getting a Facebook Password Reset Code Text When You Are Not Resetting Your Password?

Facebook continues to be the largest social network worldwide as it has around 2.4 billion monthly active users, and the number seems to be still growing. We already know that social media accounts often contain lots... Read more

December 10, 2019
Apple Started Asking to Enter Mac Passwords with Login, and That Is Great News screenshot

Apple Started Asking to Enter Mac Passwords with Login, and That Is Great News

Have you ever received an odd prompt from Apple when you tried to sync your new iPhone with your iCloud? Did that prompt ask you to enter your Mac password on iPhone without any decent explanation? In fact, did it ask... Read more

December 9, 2019
Do You Think You Are an Expert in Password Security? Take This Quiz to Find Out screenshot

Do You Think You Are an Expert in Password Security? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Biometric authentication engineers believe that very soon we will live in a passwordless world. This will be the world in which we will not need to remember a single combination of digits, letters, and symbols because... Read more

November 20, 2019
Scrambled Passwords Were Exposed in the Imperva Data Breach screenshot

Scrambled Passwords Were Exposed in the Imperva Data Breach

Sometimes an unfortunate event can push us into learning something new. After all, don’t we all learn from mistakes? Today we can learn from Imperva’s mistakes. Imperva is a cybersecurity software company that is... Read more

November 19, 2019
The Dangers of Using a Default Password screenshot

The Dangers of Using a Default Password

It’s Sunday morning, and you are just turning into your driveway after grabbing coffee and a box of fresh doughnuts for your family. Using an app on your phone, you open and close your garage door. You go to the... Read more

November 18, 2019
If You Use the 'Sign in with Apple' Feature, You Need to Make Sure Your Apple Account Is Secure screenshot

If You Use the 'Sign in with Apple' Feature, You Need to Make Sure Your Apple Account Is Secure

An average user has about 80 applications on his phone, according to the App Annie report. If such a person cares about his cybersecurity, he must come up with 80 unique usernames and passwords to keep his accounts... Read more

November 8, 2019
Employees and CIOs Can't Agree on Who Is to Blame for the Constant Torrent of Insider Data Breaches screenshot

Employees and CIOs Can't Agree on Who Is to Blame for the Constant Torrent of Insider Data Breaches

Far too often, when a large organization is hit by a data breach, it's quick to announce that an investigation is ongoing and that its security specialists, along with outside experts and law enforcement agents will... Read more

September 27, 2019
Is Your Photocopier Spying on Your Business? That Depends on the Password screenshot

Is Your Photocopier Spying on Your Business? That Depends on the Password

Lots of businesses are aware of cyber-security threats, and some of them take various precautions to secure computers of their employees. However, while it is vital to guard computers, it is also essential to secure... Read more

September 27, 2019
Your Employees Know That Their Passwords Are Weak, but They Will Not Change Them screenshot

Your Employees Know That Their Passwords Are Weak, but They Will Not Change Them

The regular user's role tends to be overlooked when mainstream media discusses cybercrime, and to some extent, this is perfectly understandable. After all, selling a story about extremely sophisticated state-sponsored... Read more

September 26, 2019
Schemers Send Fake 'Temporary Password' and 'One-Time Password' IRS Emails screenshot

Schemers Send Fake 'Temporary Password' and 'One-Time Password' IRS Emails

Do you still submit your tax return forms on paper? If you are up with the times, it is most likely that you have already shifted to doing that online. If that is the case, you must have created an IRS (Internal... Read more

September 20, 2019
More Than Half of Canadians Have Been Affected by a Data Breach in Less Than a Year screenshot

More Than Half of Canadians Have Been Affected by a Data Breach in Less Than a Year

It seems that cybercrime is everywhere these days, but many of us foolishly continue to believe that cybercriminal activity will not affect us. Well, if you live in Canada, there is a very good chance that you have... Read more

September 19, 2019
Protect Your Deliveroo Password or It Will Be Stolen, Sold, and Used Without Your Permission screenshot

Protect Your Deliveroo Password or It Will Be Stolen, Sold, and Used Without Your Permission

Ordering food is supposed to be a fun experience, but if you are not careful enough while using food delivery applications, you might end up paying for someone else’s meals. Recent attacks on the Deliveroo users... Read more

September 16, 2019
Do NOT Fall for the Latest Income Tax Refund Scam screenshot

Do NOT Fall for the Latest Income Tax Refund Scam

When it comes to scams and frauds, some people would tell you that it’s all in the math: the more people receive fraudulent messages, the higher the chance that someone will get hooked. Although there are countless... Read more

September 16, 2019