Do you use any of these extremely popular – and eminently hackable – passwords? If so, we have a New Year’s resolution for you.
From social engineering to looking over your shoulder, here are some of the most common tricks that bad guys use to steal passwords
Are the days numbered for ‘123456’? As Microsoft further nudges the world away from passwords, here’s what your organization should consider before going password-free.
Security professionals advise to never use ‘beef stew’ as a password. It just isn’t stroganoff.
Other common and easily hackable password choices include the names of relatives and sports teams, a UK study reveals
People who use devices running Android 9 or newer will be alerted if their login credentials have been stolen
This won't be music to your ears – researchers spot an unsecured database replete with records used for an account hijacking spree
They’re supremely easy to remember, as well as easy to crack. Here’s how to improve your password security.
Sharing is caring – except when it isn’t. Here’s why you shouldn’t share your password for online media services with other people.
The feature is part of the browser's security improvements that were first built into its desktop version
Zoom now supports phone calls, text messages and authentication apps as forms of two-factor authentication
A password manager can make your digital life both simpler and more secure. Are there any downsides to relying on software to create and store your passwords?
The tech giant wants developers of password managers to collaborate for better user experience and security
And most people don’t change their password even after hearing about a breach, a survey finds
Password recycling and using easy-to-guess passwords are just two common mistakes you may be making when protecting your digital accounts
Even accounts belonging to banks and educational institutions were found on lists plastered across various hacker forums
Not all they’re cracked up to be? Several password vaults contain vulnerabilities, both new and previously disclosed but never patched, a study says
Only 11 percent of all enterprise accounts have multi-factor authentication enabled
Malware and legal requirements force academics and students to join a near-endless line in order to pick up their passwords
These passwords may win the popularity contest but lose flat out in security