Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): The use of malware designed to harvest consumers' digital data has seen a significant rise this year, according to global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
California [USA], May 22 (ANI): Google has admitted that it stored passwords of some of its G Suite customers unhashed for years.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
California [USA], April 25 (ANI): The annoying reminders by the IT team to change your system password are pointless, after all. Tech giant Microsoft has admitted that periodic password expiration rules are not required and make systems more vulnerable to hacking.
London [United Kingdom], April 23 (ANI): If you are the owner of one of the 23.2 million accounts using the extremely obvious '123456' for a password, there's nothing to be proud of.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
California [USA], April 3 (ANI): Facebook asked its new users for email passwords in order to verify their accounts. The company has announced that it is ending the malpractice in light of users' privacy.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
California [USA], Mar 22 (ANI): Facebook acknowledged that a bug caused hundreds of millions of user passwords, some dating back to 2012, to be stored as readable text internally.
Updated : 11 months ago IST
California [United States], December 14 (ANI): Some people never learn. Software company SplashData has released its annual list of the top 100 worst passwords used in this year, and unsurprisingly, the list is not surprising.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
California [USA], Dec 4(ANI): Quora has logged out all its users following unauthorized access to one of their systems by a malicious third party. In a statement the question-and-answer website stated that the data of their 100 million strong user base has been "compromised" after the breach
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Washington D.C [U.S.A], Oct 15 (ANI): Is it exhausting for you to come up with a new password every time you make a new account somewhere? Well, it turns out that the all-too-common practice of using the same email address/password combination to log into multiple websites can be damaging.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
California [United States], September 26 (ANI): Breaking away from the worry of having Google websites linked even after logging out on shared devices, the company has announced nifty new features for Chrome 70.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA] Sep 6 (ANI): It's well-known that text-based passwords are hard to remember and people prefer simple, unsecure passwords.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Arizona [United States], August 9 (ANI): Researchers have invented a new method of authentication which will identify a person's hand gestures or fingers making a motion in the air to authenticate their identity.