News tagged with password

Debunking the myth of password security

When U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was found to have used a private email server for government business as Secretary of State, there was a collective gasp of disbelief. That disbelief quickly turned into horror ...

dateNov 04, 2016 in Security
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Eight simple steps to secure your devices and data

It's not easy protecting your devices and data these days. Ransomware, email scams, identity theft, hacking attacks, massive data breaches - the news is filled with stories of the security threats consumers, businesses and ...

dateSep 01, 2016 in Security
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Dropbox says 68 million user IDs stolen

Cloud-based data storage company Dropbox said Thursday that user IDs and passwords of some 68 million clients were stolen four years ago and recently leaked onto the internet.

dateSep 01, 2016 in Security
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Securely resetting passwords

The number of passwords that each of us has to memorise is continuously on the increase. A password is easily forgotten. But watch out: if a new password is generated after the old one was lost, the information might be intercepted ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Security
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