The team that cracked over 11 million passwords from the Ashley Madison breach have revealed details about those passwords. Many of the typically bad passwords make an appearance on the top 10 list.
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KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key.
Windows 10 comes with support for a new authentication mechanism called Windows Hello and I got a chance to try out the new feature, and came away impressed with its speed and accuracy.
Password Safe is a password database utility. Users can keep their passwords securely encrypted on their computers. A single Safe Combination unlocks them all.
Dropbox, the popular online storage site, has been compromised and a massive list of users and their passwords have been posted to the web; it is recommended that you change your password immediately.
From military-grade encryption technology to automatic login functionality, VIPRE Password Vault keeps your information safe and secure across Windows, iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.
London's Metropolitan Police has been lobbying the government and tech companies - including Apple and Samsung - to introduce mandatory passwords on all phones sold in the UK, to help reduce theft.
CNET has said that a database from its website, which included the usernames, emails, and encrypted passwords of over 1 million users, has been stolen by a Russian hacker group known as 'w0rm'.
Microsoft has joined with Intel, Samsung, Acer and many other tech companies in celebrating the 2014 edition of World Password day, dedicated to educating people to create better passwords.
The Israel-based startup SlickLogin, which has created a way to transfer passwords from a phone to a website via sound, has announced that it has been acquired by Google.
A list of 25 of the most popular passwords used among people with accounts that were hacked in 2013 has been published. There's a new winner plus quite a few other interesting choices.
Microsoft has joined the Board of Directors of the FIDO Alliance, which has a goal of coming up with a better form of online authentication than the old fashioned password.
Adobe's recent security breach leaked over 150 million passwords to their website. Since many users use the same password on every site they're on, sites like Facebook have to deal with the fallout.
A young girl's parents were startled when they heard voices coming from their daughter's room. They found outthat someone had broken into the webcam and was verbally abusing the child.
Late last night the Ubuntu forums, which uses vBulletin was hacked and data stolen, including usernames, passwords and email addresses. At the time of writing the site is still down for maintenance.
Just days after a massive breach in their security Twitter might be working on a two-step verification for users. Similar to what banks and other companies use this would make user accounts safer.
The FBI has confirmed the arrest of 10 people over the Butterfly Botnet; a botnet that, peaking at more than 11 million machines infected, harvesting details on bank accounts and passwords.
We know that remembering your password may be hard, but your security is at stake which means crafting a unique and non-dictionary password is all but necessary in today's world.
Researchers at Intel think they have found a a replacement for passwords by waving your hands in front of the screen, after which the system recognizes the pattern of veins in the palm of your hand
We found that American express not only has problems with its customers picking strong passwords, they also think that information that is public record should be treated as "confidential."
Eight million passwords and email addresses from the Gamigo online gaming service founded their way to a public website earlier in July, after the company announced their servers had been hacked.
NVIDIA has announced it has suspended its forums following a hacking incident in which usernames, e-mail addresses, hashed passwords and public user information was compromised.
Another day, another password breach. This time Yahoo! Voice was attacked and over 450,000 passwords have been stolen via an apparent SQL injection attack.
An Illinois woman has filed a lawsuit against LinkedIn after its password breach, citing the company's incorrect claims about its level of protection for users.
A new report claims that a poster on a Russian message board has released over 6.4 million hashed passwords from LinkedIn members, with over 300,000 of the weaker passwords already cracked.
A new study by Joseph Bonneau of Cambridge University shows that older people tend to pick better passwords than younger people and that folks from Indonesia don't pick secure passwords at all.
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 new message from Facebook takes some businesses to task for asking for the Facebook passwords of their employees, stating that Facebook could even take legal action against such companies.
Digital Playground, one of the most popular pornography sites on the web, was hacked today. Over 40,000 credit card numbers and 72,000 usernames and passwords were stolen.
YouPorn has accidently exposed the user names and passwords of more than one million accounts. The information was stored on a public facing server that is now offline.
Microsoft's online store in India has been compromised and passwords related to that site have been exposed. As of 12PM EST, the site was still offline.
A new update to the official Windows 8 developers blog gives more information about the previously announced picture passwords support for Microsoft's next PC operating system.
Password security is a difficult problem to solve because of how many passwords we must remember. Here's a list of 25 passwords that you should not use if you value your security!
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