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Internet Insecurity
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
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
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

What Is Two-Factor Authentication and Why You Should Use It

Two-factor authentication can help make your online accounts practically impossible to hack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.23.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

How Password Managers Work And Why You Should Use One

Using a password manager will make you more secure, and will also simplify your life.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.22.17
Internet Insecurity
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
Internet Insecurity

Why Security Experts Are Pissed That ‘1Password’ Is Pushing Users to the Cloud

1Password is moving away from its one-time license, local storage option, and security researchers are not happy about it.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.10.17
When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

The Dirty Hackers Who Steal Passwords for Jealous Lovers

Phishing really is a threat when the hackers are closer to home.
Joseph Cox
6.7.17
interland
interland

I Played Google’s New Game to Teach Kids How to Be Safe Online

In Interland, little devils try to hack you.
Lisa Cumming
6.7.17
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Identity Manager OneLogin Has Suffered a Nasty Looking Data Breach

The company’s public blog post is thin on details, but a list of mitigations sent to users paints a much more worrying picture.
Joseph Cox
6.1.17
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Muslim Dating Site ‘Pure Matrimony’: Reset Your Passwords

Motherboard obtained a list of 120,000 hashes that appear to relate to the site.
Joseph Cox
5.18.17
borderlands
borderlands

UK Police Charge Activist Under Terrorism Law for Refusing to Hand Over Passwords

Borders are hostile places for keeping information secure.
Joseph Cox
5.17.17
Stay Vigilant
Stay Vigilant

What You Need to Do About the Massive Cloudflare Data Leak

Millions of websites may have been affected by Cloudbleed. Here’s what you should do to keep your accounts safe.
Joseph Cox
2.24.17