password

twitter did a bad

You Should Change Your Twitter Password Right Now

"We are very sorry this happened," the company told its 330 million users.
Samantha Cole
5.3.18
Internet Insecurity

People Are Actually Using a Joke Dating Site That Matches People Based on Their Passwords

This website answers the question no one ever asked: what if you dated someone who used the same password?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.13.18
Internet Insecurity

Go Ahead and Put Your Password on a Post-It Note

Many are shaming the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency for keeping passwords on post-its, but the practice isn’t always a terrible idea.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.17.18
123456

Too Many People Are Still Using ‘Password’ as a Password

'Starwars' was another popular and bad choice for passwords this year.
Yael Grauer
12.19.17
russia

Researchers Say Paul Manafort Referenced James Bond in His Adobe and Dropbox Passwords

The ex-Trump campaign chairman was indicted in special investigator Robert Mueller’s Russian probe Monday.
Louise Matsakis
10.30.17
Internet Insecurity

The iPhone's Constant Password Popups Are a Hacker's Dream

PSA: be careful where you type your Apple ID password.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.10.17
Internet Insecurity

It’s Trivially Easy to Hack into Anybody’s Myspace Account

Myspace? More like Everyonespace.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.17.17
self-defense

Educating Kids And the Elderly Is the Key to Closing the Online Security Loop

The next WannaCry might not get so far.
Jordan Pearson
5.15.17
creepy

Untold Numbers of Canadians Are Streaming Live Online Without Their Knowledge

Daycares, churches, cops—it’s all streaming live.
Jordan Pearson
5.4.17
typical university life

Someone Left USB Keyloggers on Computers Across a University Campus in Canada

Carleton University fell victim to a ransomeware attack in November.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17
privacy theatre

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Lacks the Teeth to Curb Phone Searches at the Border

It's a nice thought, though.
Jordan Pearson
3.16.17
Heart

Your Heartbeat Could Be a Better Password Than Whatever You’re Using Now

It's another step forward in biometric verification.
Farnia Fekri
1.19.17