Password Security

What Is Password Rotation and How to Do It Correctly? screenshot

What Is Password Rotation and How to Do It Correctly?

We've talked about how difficult it is to create a good password policy. Part of the problem lies with the fact that this is not a set-and-forget task. Companies must continuously adapt to the shifts in the online... Read more

March 18, 2020
SBI Released Guidelines for Virtual Security and Password Security screenshot

SBI Released Guidelines for Virtual Security and Password Security

SBI (State Bank of India) is the largest bank in India that has 420 million customers around the world. Can you guess what kind of people are attracted by this number? You guessed right if you guessed virtual schemers... Read more

March 9, 2020
How Your Passwords Get Hacked screenshot

How Your Passwords Get Hacked

Nowadays, everything on the internet requires you to type in a password. Since most users avail themselves of a variety of different services, it can be tough to keep track of all of the login details for each and... Read more

February 21, 2020
The Worst Passwords of 2019: It Looks Like People Learned Nothing screenshot

The Worst Passwords of 2019: It Looks Like People Learned Nothing

Cybersecurity specialists keep telling us about the importance of using strong passwords. In fact, they have been stressing it ever since passwords were invented. Sadly, numerous hacking incidents can confirm that... Read more

February 20, 2020
Is Your Retirement Account Protected by a Strong Password? If It Is Not, You Risk Losing It All screenshot

Is Your Retirement Account Protected by a Strong Password? If It Is Not, You Risk Losing It All

Long gone are the days when we relied on old coffee cans to hold our money for retirement. Economies are unstable, and money continues to devalue, which is why people now understand that it is best to rely on savings... Read more

February 20, 2020
Authorities Warn That SIM Swapping Could Help Hackers Take over Personal Devices and Accounts screenshot

Authorities Warn That SIM Swapping Could Help Hackers Take over Personal Devices and Accounts

SIM swapping is not a new scam method, but there is a very good chance that it is often overshadowed in cybersecurity news by other high-profile hacks and data thefts. Also, regular users often have this idea that... Read more

February 5, 2020
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
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