A 2012 report stated 6.5 million records were leaked from LinkedIn; however over four years later it is discovered that number is way off…
A new variation of Ransomware is stealing your passwords – before locking down your files for ransom.
If your email or other online account is hacked – changing your password is a good first step – but not enough.
The 25 most commonly used passwords online.
Our friend Bob Rankin says our main line of defense from hackers is no longer adequate.
The answer explains the difference between good and very bad security.
A security firm has uncovered a database that was storing over 2 million stolen social media account passwords.
Using a single password for all of your online accounts is leaving you vulnerable to hacking.
Windows 8 makes managing passwords in Internet Explorer 10 easy.
Lost passwords are the single most common topic on Ask Leo! and on many other technical support and assistance sites. I’ll look at why that might be and what you can do to protect yourself.
Email account theft is rampant. If it happens to you, there are several steps that you need to take not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being easily hacked again.
Chris Pirillo’s ‘Geek Out’ is packed with info on foolproof passwords, low cost broadband options, graphics card advice and more.
Help secure your passwords from anyone else using Firefox on your PC.
Have you ever considered what your family would go through trying to gain access to your various online accounts when you die?
One program. All passwords. Multiple operating systems. Is it possible? Yes, and we show you how!
Everything you’ve ever learned about creating a secure password is wrong! There’s a new outlook on passwords and here it is.
How using a simple password on a casual site leads to a costly break-in.
Using a different password for every login is an important part of overall security and doesn’t have to be difficult.
If you have not done anything to protect your WordPress site, most probably you are not safe. By default, WordPress only comes with a single login mechanism. Anyone that has your username and password can easily login to your site and wreak havoc. The only way to prevent it is to tighten the security of your site so other people won’t be able to crack into your site easily.
By Leo Notenboom
For years, the standard practice has been to assume that eight-character passwords made up of sufficiently random characters was enough. Not any more.
By Bill Pytlovany
Why do companies still use these predictable and lame questions?