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All It Takes To Buy A Password On The Internet Is 55 Cents

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.16.2015 | Technology

These days, even hackers will nickel and dime you. That's according to a report released Thursday by Intel Security Group's McAfee Labs, which fo...

Yahoo's New Email App Lets You Eliminate Passwords

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 10.16.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo is trying to phase out passwords with an update to its mobile application for its email service. The renovated a...

Have You Reviewed Your Digital Estate?

Robert Mauterstock | Posted 10.02.2015 | Fifty
Robert Mauterstock

I'm sure you are comfortable that your estate plan is up to date. But have you reviewed your digital estate plan? What is a digital estate plan? It's a plan for the disposition of all your internet accounts once you are deceased.

Andy Samberg Gives Out A Real HBO Now Password At The Emmys

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment

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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.

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.

Your Favorite Website Is Probably Terrible At Passwords

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology

Some of your favorite websites could be putting your online security at risk, according to a new study conducted by Dashlane, a password and identity...

Heartbleed: A Teachable Moment About Passwords

Diana Graber | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

Why not use Heartbleed as reason to talk to your kids about how and why to make safe and secure passwords in the first place?

Sheila MacRae and the Sisterhood: The Password Is...

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Entertainment
Randee Mia Berman

During the game, Sheila MacRae gave intelligent, one-word, snappy clues and told me she admired her adolescent partner: me. Her celebrity status never alienated me; if anything, it inspired me.

It's Now Easier For Hackers To Crack Crazy-Complex Passwords

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 08.29.2013 | Technology

An update to a free online password-cracking program just made it easier for hackers to get their hands on more complex passwords. When you sign up...

Timothy Stenovec

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

Google Chrome Has A Huge Security Hole

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.08.2013 | Technology

Google Chrome, the most popular web browser in the U.S., lets you save passwords for websites, so that every time you want to visit Facebook, Tumblr o...

7 Ways Your Next Password Will Be Part Of Your Body

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology

Passwords are our default method of securing digital privacy -- but they aren't very secure. Criminals can pick up passwords easily, Wired's Matthe...

Forget Your Credit Card, Pay With Your Face

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

Earlier this week, Finnish startup Uniqul released a YouTube video advertising its pay-by-face authentication system. In Uniqul's imagined future,...

'Password' Is The Most Popular Password Of 2012

Posted 10.25.2012 | Technology

"Password" has topped the list of most popular -- or worst -- passwords of 2012. This week, SplashData released its annual list of the most common...

What Star Wars Teaches Us About Computer Security

Sean Michael Kerner | Posted 10.18.2012 | Technology
Sean Michael Kerner

Many have found inspiration and solace in Star Wars that can apply to the everyday real world, including data security. It teaches us that it is important to protect all the important data that you have with core access control.

How To Frustrate Hackers..

Technology Review | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

A new way for websites and other online services to store passwords could prevent breaches like the one that resulted in 6.5 million LinkedIn users ha...

Your Hand Is Your New Password

Reuters | Noel Randewich | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Passwords for online banking, social networks and email could be replaced with the wave of ...

Do Americans Deserve To Be Hacked?

Daniela Perdomo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology
Daniela Perdomo

Three out of five U.S. adults online fear being hacked, but 69% of these same people engage in super-risky behaviors like using the same password everywhere. Why?

How To Check If Your Email Was Affected By The Yahoo Breach

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.12.2012 | Technology

More details are surfacing about the security breach at Yahoo that led to approximately 450,000 account logins and passwords being revealed online in ...

5 Stupid Ways to Ruin Your Credit, Go Broke and Have Your Kid Wind Up on a Milk Carton

Adam Levin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Money
Adam Levin

Hey, I like new toys as much as the next guy, but it's time to grow up, America. We need to learn to walk softly, even when we're carrying a fat wallet.

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...

Change Your Email Password Now (for Your Financial Security)

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology
Mark W. Schleisner

Chances are that your current email password is useless (and even dangerous to your financial health). Fortunately, you can protect yourself by changing your email password now! Here's how.

Most Popular Password Revealed By Study

Posted 03.05.2012 | Technology

Really guys? A new study from the security firm Trustwave revealed the most common password is "Password1," partly because it meets all the usual p...