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How to Avoid the Surprising Risks of Password Security Questions

Jeff Fox | Posted 08.06.2015 | Technology
Jeff Fox

What makes a question like, "What is your favorite sports team?" a security risk? Isn't answering it supposed to enhance your security? Actually, such questions aren't intended primarily to enhance your security.

This Pro-Privacy CISPA Amendment Didn't Make The Cut

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

Bad news, Facebook users. U.S. employers may soon be able to require employees to fork over their social media passwords. A last-minute amendment ...

Bad News For Employers Asking For Your Facebook Password

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2013 | Technology

By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO (Reuters) - Employers in California and Illinois will be prohibited from demanding access to workers' pass...

Employees To Bosses: Hands Off Our Facebook Passwords!

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.18.2012 | Small Business

Googling job candidates and checking out their social networks has become a standard part of many companies' hiring process. This is especially import...

Employers Demanding Facebook Passwords? Perfect!

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

How paranoid would an organization have to be, to doubt its own managers' instincts so severely that it doesn't trust them to hire smart people without resorting to KGB-type snooping tactics?

Teacher's Aide Booted For Refusing District Access To Personal Facebook

Posted 06.01.2012 | Education

A Michigan teacher's aide is fighting a legal battle with the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District for removing her from her position after refusin...

Facebook Condemns Practice Of Employers Demanding Employee Passwords

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.23.2012 | Technology

In response to the controversy surrounding the practice of employers requesting Facebook log-in information from both current and prospective employee...

ACLU Slams Bosses For Requesting Employee Facebook Passwords

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.22.2012 | Technology

In response to reports that employers, colleges, scholarship providers, and more are asking applicants for their Facebook passwords, the American Civi...

Potential Employers Require Applicants To Share Facebook Passwords

Posted 03.06.2012 | Technology

Potential employers don't need to hack into your Facebook account to get past your security settings. They can just ask you for your password. MSNB...

Divorcing Couple Told To Swap Facebook Passwords | David Moye | Posted 01.10.2012 | Weird News

A judge has ordered a feuding Connecticut couple to turn their passwords for Facebook and dating sites over to each other's divorce lawyers. The un...