Passwords

  • 1700+ Valid Passwords to IoT Devices Found Online

    … of more than 1700 different IoT devices and their passwords, which gives hackers the ability to easily take them over and control them remotely. Most consumers fear this type of thing for web cameras or other devices with the ability to either send video or audio, but that is hardly the most common use by hackers. Instead, these devices are being…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 14 readers -
  • Man who invented P@$$w0rd guidelines regrets it

    … Anyone who has held a job that required a computer in the past decade and a half has been subjected to the tedious practice of having to change their password every 30 to 90 days. Then that password has to have an uppercase letter, a number, a symbol, an Egyptian hieroglyph, some ancient Sanskrit, your DNA sequence and that unpronounceable icon…

    Greg's Corner- 20 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

    …, ad dollars that would be devoted to TV ads will increasingly go into walled gardens. Client partner, Europe, Middle East and Africa Emily Huff: Increasingly, brands are realizing that the days of solely relying on organic social are over, with recent reports showing lower-than-ever reach figures on both Facebook (2 percent) and Twitter (3 percent…

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  • Legal Issues and the Role of Social Media

    … Every good thing comes with its downside. This is the case for social media in legal issues. When aggrieved victims share their stories of woe on social media, other users will often cheer them to take the matters to court, where they would get justice and possibly a windfall from the case. However, with the unbridled use of social media…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 30 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- 16 readers -
  • eBay App Adds One Time Password, Touch ID, Android Wear Support

    … their password the next time they want to browse eBay. In addition, iOS users now have access to Touch ID authentication, which allows them to login to eBay using their fingerprints. Elsewhere, eBay introduced support for Android Wear devices. Now, when a user receives an item notification on their Wear device, they’ll be able to view the item’s title…

    AllTwitter- 19 readers -
  • Changing your password frequently might actually be less secure

    … Changing your password frequently might actually be less secure Ever since there have been computers in offices we’ve always been told to change our passwords on a regular basis. usually 60 days. This was done in the name of security. We were told that this practice will keep out the bad guys. It’s been this way for decades and the practice has…

    Greg's Corner- 9 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- 14 readers -
  • Does Your Social Media Strategy Address Customer Security Concerns?

    … The majority of adults today use some form of social media to keep in touch with friends, find dates and chat about their interests, but in the aftermath of last year’s Ashley Madison hack, many users across platforms are feeling a little too vulnerable. When a Facebook ad pops up for a product that we looked for a few days before, we wonder…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • 72% of Businesses Plan to Kill Passwords By 2025 (Infographic)

    … In an increasingly sophisticated infrastructure, username/password combinations are a standard but persistently weak link in digital security. Not even Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is immune to poor password practices and sensitive user information leaks. A report from Telesign examines the future of the password and of online…

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 23 readers -
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