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Why It's So Hard For Me To Remember My Passwords

Laurie Levy | Posted 07.25.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

Can you blame me for not remembering my passwords? I have an Excel sheet with over 100 websites on it and at least 16 different passwords to remember. I have tried putting the important ones in a secret place on my phone. I know that's wrong. A 12-year-old could find them in two minutes.

Password Breaches: Why Legislation is the Way Forward

Joe Ross | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology
Joe Ross

While there are no laws forcing businesses to notify customers of a password breach yet, there is an ethical responsibility that exists for companies to notify their customers in a timely manner when a breach occurs.

These Are The Worst Passwords You Could Have

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.20.2015 | Technology

If your password is on this list, you should change it.

Your Password is a Big Problem

Evan Tann | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Evan Tann

The unprecedented rise of the connected age, like any big societal change, leads to unexpected and dramatic questions about safety and security. But the concept of security requires innovators and their products' users to work together.

What's Your #SkypeDay? A Lesson in Password Recovery

Andre Bourque | Posted 01.17.2015 | Technology
Andre Bourque

According to GoodSecurityQuestions.com (yes, there really is a site by that name, the best IT security questions meet five criteria.

You Can Create The Perfect Password. Here's How

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology

Are you one of those people who's still using "baseball" or your home address for all your passwords? We shouldn't have to tell you this, but having s...

Please Protect Me From My Password

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 11.21.2014 | Technology
Tarun Sakhrani

In today's day and age, with technology at our fingertips (quite literally) there has been a bit of an invasion of our personal space and our privacy. Some of it is by our choosing, some of it not so much.

The Ongoing Battle Against Breaches

Joe Ross | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Joe Ross

Antivirus programs are important, but they can't keep up with the rate that malware is evolving.

Timothy Stenovec

3 Tools To Simplify Your Life -- And Protect You From Hackers

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology

The recent news that someone using your computer can see all of your passwords stored in Chrome with a few clicks made me aware of something that I ha...

HACKED

AP | Posted 05.03.2013 | Technology

LONDON -- Online note-taking service Evernote Corp. says it has been hacked and is resetting all its 50 million users' passwords as a precaution. The...

Going Away? Tips to Protect Your Identity at Home

Women & Co | Posted 09.29.2012 | Money
Women & Co

More than 11.6 million Americans became victims of identity theft in 2011, 13 percent more than in 2010. With a few simple steps, however, you can avoid becoming part of this statistic while you're away from your home.

Yahoo! Hacked: What You Need to Do Now

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

On one hand, you want to think that Yahoo! is on top of its own cyber-security. On the other hand, you know its not. So, what do you need to do now?

How to Create and Remember Strong Passwords

Larry Magid | Posted 07.12.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Coming up with hard-to-guess passwords is hard enough, but it's even harder to have separate passwords for different sites and to remember new ones after you change them.

PHOTO: Girl's Funny Note About Password Protection

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

Some people are picky about Internet security, but this 7-year-old is adamant about unfettered access to the web. In a colorful memo to her parents...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Block Second Password Protection Bid

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans blocked a second bid in the House to pass an amendment barring employers from demanding Facebook and other social media pass...

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Blocks Facebook Password Protection Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans blocked a measure Tuesday night that would have let the Federal Communications Commission prevent employers from forci...