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# hashed - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you? Explainer This post contains videos

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?

What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?

# hashed - Friday 8 June, 2012

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.

# hashed - Thursday 7 June, 2012

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.