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# password - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?

May 18th 2021, 9:13 AM 24,416 Views 72 Comments

The ongoing fallout of the cyber attack on the HSE has placed a renewed focus on the security of people’s data online.

# password - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly
# Mega Breach
# Mega Breach

Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly

May 31st 2016, 11:44 AM 19,581 Views 13 Comments

Over 360 million records have been said to be leaked, which would make it one of the biggest leaks of passwords ever.

# password - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Microsoft is going to start banning your incredibly dumb passwords
# Easy To Guess
# Easy To Guess

Microsoft is going to start banning your incredibly dumb passwords

May 26th 2016, 12:50 PM 14,803 Views 20 Comments

The most common passwords like ’123456′ and ‘qwerty’ will no longer be allowed under the new system.

# password - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Google has a creepy plan to help kill off the password
# Analyse This
# Analyse This

Google has a creepy plan to help kill off the password

May 24th 2016, 10:44 AM 19,495 Views 18 Comments

Project Abacus would analyse everything you do on your phone so it can tell that you’re the owner.

# password - Friday 20 May, 2016

Yep, people are still pretty terrible at choosing passwords

Yep, people are still pretty terrible at choosing passwords

May 20th 2016, 3:13 PM 18,986 Views 21 Comments

You would think that people would know not to use ’123456′ as a password.

# password - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

If you see your password on this list, change it immediately
# D'oh!
From Business ETC
# D'oh!

If you see your password on this list, change it immediately

Jan 19th 2016, 9:29 AM 71,948 Views 49 Comments

Unless you really, really think the likes of ’123456′ is going to keep your account safe.

# password - Monday 4 January, 2016

It’s National Forget Your Password Day in offices across the land
# Back To Work
From The Daily Edge
# Back To Work

It’s National Forget Your Password Day in offices across the land

Jan 4th 2016, 4:11 PM 4,324 Views 1 Comment

The most wonderful time of the year.

# password - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The man behind McAfee wants to remove passwords from the equation
# Obsolete
# Obsolete

The man behind McAfee wants to remove passwords from the equation

Dec 30th 2015, 1:21 PM 17,352 Views 17 Comments

EveryKey is a Bluetooth-powered device that can unlock accounts and devices when you’re close by

# password - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

A cheeky lad has just demonstrated why you should be careful with your password
# Squirrel Costume
From The Daily Edge
# Squirrel Costume

A cheeky lad has just demonstrated why you should be careful with your password

Oct 27th 2015, 7:32 AM 8,871 Views 1 Comment

Beware of who you give your passwords to.

# password - Sunday 19 July, 2015

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure

Jul 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,493 Views 2 Comments

And it only takes a minute or two to set up each one.

# password - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online

Jun 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 17,533 Views 12 Comments

Some are pretty simple.

# password - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

If you're using one of these passwords, you're in serious trouble
# Security
# Security

If you're using one of these passwords, you're in serious trouble

Jan 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 56,220 Views 45 Comments

Although it’s not too late to change it to something better.

# password - Sunday 21 September, 2014

How to change the password for your WiFi modem
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

Sep 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 38,270 Views 23 Comments

Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

# password - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Here are the different lock screen security options at your disposal
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Here are the different lock screen security options at your disposal

Sep 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 22,812 Views 21 Comments

Most of us settle for the tried and trusted PIN, but what else can you use to keep your phone safe?

# password - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Worried your online accounts are under threat? Here's how you can keep them safe
# Safety First
# Safety First

Worried your online accounts are under threat? Here's how you can keep them safe

Aug 12th 2014, 11:59 AM 12,232 Views 10 Comments

It’s always worth taking an extra step to ensure your data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

# password - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Eircom.net email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Eircom.net email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service

May 1st 2014, 8:47 AM 18,975 Views 31 Comments

As soon as the company realised there had been an intrusion, it restricted access to eliminate a threat.

# password - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet
# XXX
# XXX

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet

Feb 18th 2014, 10:30 PM 46,185 Views 78 Comments

Alex White appeared to ‘favourite’ a tweet which included an image of a naked woman.

# password - Sunday 12 January, 2014

IT experts say your NTMA Prize Bonds password may not be stored securely
# Prizebonds.ie
# Prizebonds.ie

IT experts say your NTMA Prize Bonds password may not be stored securely

Jan 12th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,552 Views 18 Comments

While no sensitive information is accessible on PrizeBonds.ie, customer’s emails and passwords could be easily revealed if the website was maliciously hacked.

# password - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Irish employees would give away their passwords for vouchers and chocolate bars
# Internet
# Internet

Irish employees would give away their passwords for vouchers and chocolate bars

Feb 21st 2013, 10:47 AM 7,646 Views 17 Comments

Previous research has shown that most employers are more worried about actions of careless employees than hackers.

# password - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 9th 2012, 10:30 AM 3,246 Views 10 Comments

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?