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Twitter has announced some new options for users to keep their account secure, including a way to reset passwords on their iOS or Android device, along with better ways to detect suspicious logins
Bitly has released an "urgent security update" on their official blog which notes that account credentials "have been compromised," and recommends that all users change their password immediately.
The "Heartbleed" OpenSSL exploit has led the U.S. government's Healthcare.gov site to require its users to change their passwords, saying that the decision was made "out of an abundance of caution."
16 million email addresses and passwords that are based in Germany have reportedly been exposed due to a malware attack that infected computers in the country.
Cautious internet users often invest a lot of time in generating a secure password, but does it pay off? Microsoft has developed a program that will determine how hackable your password really is.
That's what Sony says anyway, although the company has also stated this only affects 'some' users, the phenomenon appears to affecting gamers' in the US, Europe and Japan.
One of the largest data breaches in Europe's recent history has led to 1.5 million people having some personal information stolen and over 70,000 have had unencrypted credit card data stolen.
Apple's developer portal is currently down for unscheduled maintenance and following this down-time, many users are reporting unauthorized attempts to reset their passwords .
Today has been designated as Password Day and to celebrate the occasion McAfee and its parent company Intel want everyone to change their password, and offer tips on making strong passwords.
Twitter is reportedly testing an optional two-factor authentication method for its accounts, although it's currently unknown when the option will be made available to the public.
Apple has disabled their iForgot password reset tool for Apple ID and iCloud accounts, following the discovery of a vulnerability that allowed for extremely easy access to anyone's account
Evernote has announced that they have been hacked, with user's email addresses, (encrypted) passwords and username data being stolen, although they claim documents weren't accessed.
The newly launched Mega file sharing website has pledged to offer new options that will allow users to change their passwords sometime in the future while defending its current security methods.
Google recognizes that traditional passwords are no longer safe, and so they've developed and are trialling an easy to use, hardware-based solution to the password problem
California and Illinois now have new laws that go into effect today that are designed to keep employers from asking their employees to give up their password protected Facebook accounts.
A server cluster comprising of 25 AMD Radeon GPUs can crack every single eight-character Windows password in under 6 hours, at blistering rate of 350 billion guesses per second
It's been revealed that a vulnerability in Windows 7 and 8, makes it easier for remote hackers to guess the targetted computer's password by decrypting the user password hint.
When Dropbox customers starting receiving Spam on email addresses used only for that service, it seemed likely that they too had fallen victim to a server breach, as it turns out, nope!
Microsoft says that one in five Microsoft Accounts is now controlled by hackers, but it's not for lack of security on their end: it's people who reuse the same username and password on different sites
The official LinkedIn blog made a rare weekend post for an update on how it the company is dealing with its recent security breach that caused over 6 million passwords to be leaked to the Internet.
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eHarmony is the latest website to fall victim to data theft, this time around 1.5 million passwords were stolen, or according to the online dating website: "a small fraction of our user base".
Some LinkedIn accounts that were lifted from the company's servers in a cyber attack are already being used by criminals to send emails that link to scam websites.
A new update to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) has, among other things, fixed a flaw that previously allowed for people to see and access a Mac's user passwords in cleartext.
Anonymous hackers have extracted and posted usernames and passwords for over 55,000 Twitter accounts. Are you a victim?
A survey finds that just under half of employees would have no problem selling their work login details for a paltry sum, with many placing a far higher value on their personal Facebook passwords.
A teacher's aide was fired due to content on her Facebook and refusing to give her Facebook password to her employer, now she's embroiled in a legal battle with the school district.
A major technology security report reveals that the most common passwords used in business environments contain the word 'password', with weak passwords being blamed for 29% of security breaches.
Popular live blogging service CoverItLive has reported an unauthorized intrusion to their data files with the possibility of stolen account information. They are requiring a user password reset
A security blogger expose two flaws in Mac OS X Lion that allows unauthenticated password changes and the acquisition of password hashes by any logged on user.