News tagged ‘password’
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014
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
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
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
Popular cloud-storage service, Dropbox, suffered a security breach recently when hackers absconded with users' email addresses and passwords linked to their Dropbox accounts.