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Researcher invents lip motion password technology

The use of biometric data such as fingerprints to unlock mobile devices and verify identity at immigration and customs counters are used around the world. Despite its wide application, once the scan is stolen or hacked, the ...

dateMar 14, 2017 in Security
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Why we should not know our own passwords

Since 2009, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have been allowed to search electronic devices carried by citizens or noncitizens as they cross the border into the United States from other countries. More recently, ...

dateMar 10, 2017 in Security
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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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