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Millions of Instagram passwords stored in readable format: Facebook

Facebook has announced a series of moves to tighten handling of data.

19 Apr 2019 9:34 AM

Facebook plain text password threat: Are you exposed? What should you do now?

By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices.

22 Mar 2019 1:26 PM

FB confirms passwords stored in plain text, promises robust security ahead

By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices.

22 Mar 2019 1:18 PM

New Mac malware steals cryptocurrency exchanges’ cookies

It seeks to steal iPhone text messages from iTunes backups on the tethered Mac.

02 Feb 2019 12:58 PM

773 million email ID, passwords exposed. Were you part of it?

2,692,818,238 rows of email IDs and passwords are listed in a single database online.

19 Jan 2019 1:59 PM


Devices with bad passwords will now be illegal: Government

Devices that connect to the internet with bad and simple default passwords will be banned.

19 Dec 2018 12:10 PM

Here's why you keep forgetting passwords

The study found evidence that human memory naturally adapts based on an estimate of how often a password will be needed

07 Sep 2018 8:39 AM

GST payers can approach tax officer to change username, password

The e-mail and mobile number can be updated by the concerned jurisdictional tax authority of the taxpayer.

14 Jun 2018 2:23 PM

Twitter forces password reset: How to pick a new password

The company is recommending a change as a precaution.

05 May 2018 9:30 AM

Time for a password check

The app 1Password will help you figure out if your password has been breached.

04 Mar 2018 12:17 AM


Ex-PNB official used, shared passwords to help Nirav Modi

Failure to notice largest fraud in Indian banking history reveals a 'rot' in the state financial sector, said an ex-PNB official.

19 Feb 2018 11:09 AM

Password guessing just became easier with two scary AI software

A team earlier built a generative adversarial network that is capable of making calculated guesses at what a user’s password could be.

19 Sep 2017 1:24 PM

Here's why you should change your password immediately

Fourth of May marked the importance of keeping user data secure by simply following a protocol while selecting the right password.

07 May 2017 1:44 PM

Microsoft dumps the traditional password system

Microsoft introduces a new alternative to passwords.

20 Apr 2017 4:06 PM