Passwords

  • Man who invented P@$$w0rd guidelines regrets it

    … password. In a number of cases, users will alter their previous password by one digit or letter. If one of your old passwords were to be discovered and used one of these one character changes, it would be an easy matter to determine your current password. So again, it’s now recommend you use a passphrase to use as your password and you should only change it if there has been some kind of security breach. You can check the security of passwords at this website. …

    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

    … With the first work week of 2017 in the books, top executives at social media advertising agency Adaptly shared their thoughts on what the rest of the year will bring. The rise of social disruptors and importance of differentiation Vice president of strategic accounts Ruth Arber: New platforms like Snapchat are changing the way we talk…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 33 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- 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

    … 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- 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 -
  • 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- 12 readers -
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