News tagged ‘password’

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

If Your Password is in this List, Change it Now!

If Your Password is in this List, Change it Now!

Security firm Splashdata just unveiled its annual list of the 25 most commonly used passwords. If you are setting a new password, make sure it is not from this list.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2013

FIDO Alliance Officially Launched with Aim to Reinvent Passwords

FIDO Alliance Officially Launched with Aim to Reinvent Passwords

The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has been officially launched and it aims to establish an open standard for online authentication in order to create a seamless and stronger system for users. Its pioneering members include major corporations like Lenovo and PayPal.

Thursday, 24 Jan 2013

MegaCracker Exposes Mega Passwords

MegaCracker Exposes Mega Passwords

The efforts of a researcher have revealed a weakness in the security of the newly launched Mega service. With the help of the MegaCracker tool, you can extract the password for an account using the confirmation email sent over by Mega for the activation of your account.

Thursday, 2 Aug 2012

Dropbox Suffers Security Breach

Dropbox Suffers Security Breach

Popular cloud-storage service, Dropbox, suffered a security breach recently when hackers absconded with users' email addresses and passwords linked to their Dropbox accounts.

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