Passwords

    • 3 Tips for Marketers to Secure their Social Media Passwords

      For the last week, we’ve been trying to procure the password for a client’s YouTube account. There’s nothing more aggravating and wasteful of everyone’s time than to do this. The problem was that an employee that solely managed the account abruptly left the company – and not on the best of terms. We did our best as a mediator to try to retrieve the password, but they said they ...

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 15 readers -
  • The world’s worst passwords of 2016

    … The world’s worst passwords of 2016 The worst passwords of 2016 have been released and once again there are no surprises. Keeper Security studied the passwords of 10 million online accounts that were hacked and released the 25 most commonly used passwords in these hacked accounts. 123456 remains as the most commonly used password while the top…

    Greg's Corner- 14 readers -
  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    …, but there may be friction there with users actually welcoming unsolicited contact. There is a lot of potential in that medium, but the challenge will be scaling up those products based on user adoption. Messenger will be a key opportunity for businesses looking to increase customer service. Using bots instead of customer-service centers would be extremely…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 21 readers -
  • Legal Issues and the Role of Social Media

    … going to the gym and enjoying life, the defendant requested that the plaintiff provide the defendant with her Facebook username and password. In another case, the plaintiff in Allied Concrete Co. vs. Lester filed a lawsuit against defendant in a wrongful death action. A Facebook post that included a photo of him holding a beer with a shirt declaring…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Yahoo hacked again. What you need to do

    … Yahoo hacked again. What you need to do Yesterday, Yahoo announced that 500 million accounts had been stolen by a state-sponsored hack back in 2014. So if you use Yahoo Mail, or any other of their services like Flickr, it’s time to change your password once again. Even if you’ve changed your password since the hack took place it is recommended…

    Greg's Corner- 17 readers -
  • Facebook: No SMS Charges for Account Kit Until August 2018

    … to login to their applications with their phone numbers or email addresses and to register for their applications without creating passwords, making the process simpler for users and hopefully boosting engagement for developers. Mak also said in the blog post that since its introduction in April, Account Kit has been implemented by developers in 26 countries, resulting in conversion rates of up to 90 percent. Developers: What have your experiences been like with Facebook’s Account Kit? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 13 readers -
  • eBay App Adds One Time Password, Touch ID, Android Wear Support

    … eBay announced updates for its iOS and Android applications, introducing a new One Time Password feature for users. With the One Time Password feature, a user can sign in to their eBay account using a single code they receive in a text message. Once they enter the one-time code, they’ll stay signed in and won’t need to remember or enter…

    AllTwitter- 15 readers -
  • Can Data Security Keep Up With Fraud, Bots and Hackers?

    … Hacking, fraud, and malicious bot activity online is getting more sophisticated. As businesses work to eliminate weak points in their security infrastructure, passwords may become obsolete. But are there more breaches, or is there simply more awareness related to breaches, hacking and fraud? Motherboard contributor Jason Cox noted…

    Inside Facebook- 13 readers -
  • Does Your Social Media Strategy Address Customer Security Concerns?

    … with third parties, not just from an ethical standpoint, but also from a business standpoint. When Borders filed for bankruptcy and began closing down, it tried to sell off its customer data. Fortunately, the Federal Trade Commission intervened and insisted that customers be given the opportunity to opt out of this process. Talk about targeting…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • 72% of Businesses Plan to Kill Passwords By 2025 (Infographic)

    … as a result of leaks and hacks. 90 percent of companies surveyed had been victims of fraud, and fraud accounted for 42 percent of company financial losses. 42 percent of these attacks were related to phishing or spam, and 39 percent related to payment or credit-card fraud. However, strategies are emerging, and companies are changing their ways…

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Twitter Responds to Reports of Leaked Passwords

    … Twitter responded to widespread reports of security breaches and leaked passwords with a blog post by trust and information security officer Michael Coates. Coates wrote that Twitter investigated recent claims of user names and passwords for sale, and it found that the information was not obtained by hacking its servers: The purported Twitter…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • What’s Next for Our Weak But Resilient Password System? (Report)

    … Leak after leak has demonstrated that passwords are perhaps the weakest part of our digital security infrastructure. Users create weak passwords, companies do not maintain good infrastructure, hacking tools grow increasingly sophisticated and our password system continue to look like a relic. A white paper from Gigya analyzes where we might go…

    AllFacebook- 14 readers -
  • 2012 LinkedIn Security Breach Strikes Again

    … A 2012 security breach that revealed the passwords of LinkedIn members is rearing its ugly head again. Chief information security officer Cory Scott announced in a blog post that the email and hashed password combinations of more than 100 million users obtained in the 2012 breach were released, writing: In 2012, LinkedIn was the victim…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 15 readers -
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