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#Passwords

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?

The Data Protection Commission launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog Data Breach

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

From TheJournal.ie Irish data watchdog launches probe into Facebook password storage as millions left exposed Plain Text

Irish data watchdog launches probe into Facebook password storage as millions left exposed

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked' Data

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'

Twitter says there’s no indication that there was a data breach.

From TheJournal.ie You know the advice about changing passwords often? You're likely doing it wrong Easy Way Out

You know the advice about changing passwords often? You're likely doing it wrong

We’re not exactly great at coming up with new and original passwords.

From TheJournal.ie If you need to share a password, here are the right ways to do it Stay Safe

If you need to share a password, here are the right ways to do it

If you need to share that Netflix password with someone, you shouldn’t be lazy about it.

From TheJournal.ie Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not Own Worst Enemy

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not

It’s using the same password for all of your accounts.

From TheJournal.ie Somebody is trying to sell almost 33 million Twitter passwords on the dark web Security

Somebody is trying to sell almost 33 million Twitter passwords on the dark web

Although it looks unlikely that Twitter was breached.

From TheJournal.ie Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password Passwords

Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password

As long as you’re not using something as simple as ‘password’

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords

Your accounts can never be too safe.

From TheJournal.ie Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix Layers

Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix

If you’re not already using two-step verification, now’s as good a time as any to start.

From TheJournal.ie Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe Guessing Game

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

From TheJournal.ie If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy TechGuide

If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy

If you place more importance on your Google accounts than other accounts, that is.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser TechKnowHow

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser

There may be a number of accounts saved that you may have forgotten about.

From TheJournal.ie This is why you should be using a password manager TechKnowHow

This is why you should be using a password manager

Because it’s better to be safe than sorry.

The most common passwords used in 2014 will make you cringe

The lack of imagination is astounding.

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings

I’ll have pepperoni, mushrooms, and a side of hackers please.

From TheJournal.ie Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now Cyberattack

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now

The compromised database contained encrypted eBay passwords and other non-financial information.

From TheJournal.ie Why you should be using two-step verification for all your accounts Security

Why you should be using two-step verification for all your accounts

One of the best ways to keep your accounts safe only requires a phone that can receive SMS messages.

From TheJournal.ie Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase Make Some Noise

Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase

The company has purchased SlickLogin, a company that uses soundwaves as a type of password

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Bad passwords, printed chocolate and creepy human emojis Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bad passwords, printed chocolate and creepy human emojis

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie '123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013 Security

'123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013

Other gems included “abc123,” “qwerty,” “iloveyou,” and “password.”

From TheJournal.ie Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared Cybercrime

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared

An attack by hackers had been initially estimated to affect three million customers but it is now believe 38 million accounts have been compromised.

From TheJournal.ie This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology Starship Troopers

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology

Tablet computers, robotic surgery, voice recognition, video calls — all of these featured in Starship Troopers before the turn of the century.

From TheJournal.ie Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack LinkedIn

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

From TheJournal.ie Music site urges users to change password in latest breach - has yours been leaked? Passwords

Music site urges users to change password in latest breach - has yours been leaked?

There’s now a way to check if your LinkedIn or eHarmony passwords were among those hacked, while Last.fm is the latest site with security problems.

From TheJournal.ie First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised' Passwords

First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'

The dating site has said that a small number of its users have been affected, while it’s reported that a total of eight million ‘hashed’ passwords have been posted online.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online LinkedIn

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

From TheJournal.ie New study finds the 25 worst internet passwords Internet Fail

New study finds the 25 worst internet passwords

‘Password’, ’123456′ and ‘monkey’ all feature in the list compiled by an American company. Does your password make the list?

From TheJournal.ie Facebook adds “trusted friends” security feature Guardian Angels

Facebook adds “trusted friends” security feature

Who do you trust the most? Facebook wants to know so you can keep your account safe.

From TheJournal.ie Sony investigates claim of another security breach Sony

Sony investigates claim of another security breach

Hackers have claimed that they have hit Sony for a second time – taking over one million passwords, emails, and other user information – by accessing unencrypted data stored by the corporation.