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#Password

# password - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

# password - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

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

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

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

# password - Monday 4 January, 2016

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

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

The most wonderful time of the year.

# password - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The man behind McAfee wants to remove passwords from the equation

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

# password - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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

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

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

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

# password - Sunday 14 June, 2015

# password - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

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

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

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

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

# password - Thursday 1 May, 2014

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

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

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet

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

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

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 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?