Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo's email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday.
The number sequence "123456" has overtaken "password" as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says.
You could think of it as a brainteaser: Create a sequence of eight or more characters that includes at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, a digit, and a symbol, that doesn't contain any words in English, and ...
Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.
(Phys.org) —It turns out that the way to keep track of your many passwords to online accounts is the same as how to get to Carnegie Hall—practice, practice, practice. So researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have ...
Start counting. How many passwords do you have?
Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists have developed a new password system that incorporates inkblots to provide an extra measure of protection when, as so often occurs, lists of passwords get stolen from websites.
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.