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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

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...

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...

WATCH: Donald Trump The WORST At Password

Posted 02.15.2012 | Comedy

If there's one thing we've learned from watching celebs play games on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" it's that when it goes right, it goes really righ...

Five Tips for a Safer Internet Day 2012

Christopher Burgess | Posted 04.08.2012 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

Lose one, and the criminals will find a way to exploit them all. Easy way to remember that was given to me many years ago: Passwords are like toothbrushes; you don't share them and you change them regularly.

WATCH: Betty White Plays 'Password' On Fallon

Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

Betty White has been all over the place this week. After stopping by Letterman on Monday to do the Top Ten, she swung by Fallon last night to play a r...

I Can Die Now, I've Met Betty White: National Treasure Stars in Hallmark Hall of Fame

Michael Russnow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

As I was leaving the Hallmark Hall of Fame reception at 20th Century Fox' commissary, a studio guard wished me a good night to which I replied, "I can die now, I've met Betty White."

What To Do with My Social Media Accounts in the Event of my Untimely Death

Samara O'Shea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samara O'Shea

There are plenty of people I'm friends with only through social networking. They need to know that I've died, too. I'd hate to have them think I defriended them.