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# passwords - Friday 17 January, 2020

Man arrested in Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell 12 billion stolen passwords online

Another man was arrested by police in the Netherlands.

# passwords - Saturday 27 April, 2019

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.

# passwords - Friday 26 April, 2019

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.

# passwords - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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.

# passwords - Thursday 21 March, 2019

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

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

# passwords - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'

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

# passwords - Monday 8 August, 2016

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.

# passwords - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

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.

# passwords - Sunday 12 June, 2016

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

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

# passwords - Thursday 9 June, 2016

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

Although it looks unlikely that Twitter was breached.

# passwords - Friday 6 May, 2016

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’

# passwords - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords

Your accounts can never be too safe.

# passwords - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

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.

# passwords - Monday 25 May, 2015

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

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

# passwords - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

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.

# passwords - Sunday 3 May, 2015

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.

# passwords - Sunday 1 February, 2015

This is why you should be using a password manager

Because it’s better to be safe than sorry.

# passwords - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge The most common passwords used in 2014 will make you cringe You Shall Not Pass

The most common passwords used in 2014 will make you cringe

The lack of imagination is astounding.

# passwords - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings Doh-balls

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.

# passwords - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

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

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

# passwords - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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.

# passwords - Monday 17 February, 2014

Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase

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

# passwords - Sunday 26 January, 2014

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.

# passwords - Monday 20 January, 2014

'123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013

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

# passwords - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

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.

# passwords - Sunday 11 August, 2013

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.

# passwords - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

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

# passwords - Sunday 10 June, 2012

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.

# passwords - 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 is the latest site with security problems.

# passwords - 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.

# passwords - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

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.

# passwords - Sunday 20 November, 2011

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?

# passwords - Friday 28 October, 2011

Facebook adds “trusted friends” security feature

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

# passwords - Friday 3 June, 2011

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.