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The Death of Passwords (Infographic)

March 15, 2019

When was the last time you tried to access an online account, only to realize that you’d forgotten…
5 Myths About Data Breaches

January 26, 2019

Not sure what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to data breaches? Check out the top five…
Researchers devise method to share password data safely

February 28, 2016

An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a…
So Long, Passwords: What Will it Take for Us To Finally Entrust Our Security to Biometrics?

November 3, 2015

Passwords and humans are frenemies: We tolerate each other because we have to, but we seem to know…
Secure Keychain To Access All Devices

August 17, 2015

Passfort is a secure keychain which helps you manage all your accounts and  passwords. It works with all mobile devices…
Universal Fingerprint-Protected Autofill

August 11, 2015

Crypta is a fingerprint-protected USB device that allows you to log into your account on any computer with your fingerprint. Plug…
Four steps to a simpler, safer password system

June 3, 2014

What do you mean ‘IHATECAT’ is not a strong password? konsvi, CC BY-NC-SA Several high-profile security breaches have, of late, got many…
How to Create the Perfect Password (Infographic)

April 25, 2014

With more and more of us shifting everyday tasks—banking, education, social interaction, even shopping for groceries—to the virtual…
Explainer: should you change your password after Heartbleed?

April 11, 2014

Don’t break your heart over this issue but stay secure. Optx, CC BY-SA If you’re struggling to understand the deluge…
Move over ‘123456’: passwords to go high-tech

March 14, 2014

View of a PINgrid interface developed by Britain’s Winfrasoft at the 2014 CeBIT computer technology trade fair on…
Yahoo Mail accounts compromised by Hackers, company resets passwords

February 3, 2014

Hackers have carried out a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts. Yahoo said in…
‘Password’ no longer the Internet’s worst password

January 22, 2014

A woman looks at a webpage while connecting to the Internet on March 15, 2013 in Paris The…
Google and Facebook are testing Physical Tokens as Passwords

January 9, 2014

Google and Facebook in a bid to enhance the security are under process to design a physical token,…
Voxx sees iris scans putting password era to bed

January 7, 2014

Voxx International wants iris recognition technology to render passwords obsolete, offering a “one in two trillion” level of…
Password free unlock for Chrome OS is coming

December 17, 2013

The Chromium OS team is working on implementing password-free screen unlock. A proposal for a new Chrome API called…
Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts

December 9, 2013

In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, file photo, a computer screen shows a password attack in progress at…
New Approach Strikes Balance Between Password Security and Usability

December 9, 2013

It turns out that the way to keep track of your many passwords to online accounts is the…
Iowa State engineers use keyboard, mouse and mobile device ‘fingerprints’ to protect data

November 20, 2013

We’ve all typed in a password to access a computer network. But how secure is that? Passwords can…
Researchers use inkblots to improve security of online passwords

November 8, 2013

GOTCHA Scheme Could Foil Growing Problem of Automated Brute Force Attacks Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists have developed…
New password in a heartbeat: Researchers propose touch-to-access security for implanted devices

September 24, 2013

Pacemakers, insulin pumps, defibrillators and other implantable medical devices often have wireless capabilities that allow emergency workers to…
‘Zero knowledge’ may answer computer security question

August 30, 2013

In the age of the Internet, it’s getting harder and harder to keep secrets. When you type in…
New technology protects against password theft and phishing attacks

August 21, 2013

New technology launched today by Royal Holloway, will help protect people from the cyber attack known as “phishing,”…
Software developer questions why Google Chrome allows for display of saved passwords in plain text

August 9, 2013

  Software developer Elliott Kember has ignited a controversy over the way Google Chrome allows users to see…
Eye-tracking could outshine passwords if made user-friendly

July 17, 2013

It’s a wonder we still put up with passwords. We forget our highly secretive combinations, so we frequently…
Feature stops apps from stealing phone users’ passwords

June 27, 2013

Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You…
‘Password fatigue’ haunts Internet masses

June 25, 2013

Looking for a safe password? You can give HQbgbiZVu9AWcqoSZ mChwgtMYTrM7HE3ObVWGepMe OsJf4iHMyNXMT1BrySA4d7 a try. Good luck memorizing it. Sixty-three…
Once more into the data breach: the LivingSocial hack and you

May 8, 2013

Were you one of the 50 million people affected by the LivingSocial data breach? El Ojo Inoportuno – fotografía…
Passwords: how to choose one and why we need them

May 8, 2013

I just did a count of the systems I use that require a password and gave up at…
Admin password spells trouble in recent WordPress attacks

April 15, 2013

Sources from several Web hosting services this week raised an all-out alert: WordPress was under attack with at…
Update: Computers That Can Identify You By Your Thoughts

April 11, 2013

Instead of typing your password, in the future you may only have to think your password, according to School of…
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