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.
(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 ...
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.
Videogame titan Ubisoft on Tuesday warned that hackers swiped names, email addresses and other information about users of its online gaming community.
Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You would expect the app to request your account's username and password the first time it runs. Most apps do.
Looking for a safe password? You can give HQbgbiZVu9AWcqoSZ mChwgtMYTrM7HE3ObVWGepMe OsJf4iHMyNXMT1BrySA4d7 a try. Good luck memorizing it.