Passwords

  • 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- 13 readers -
  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … social; not only on Facebook (which so far has been the dominating platform) but also on the more recently established channels. Live video Arber: The opportunity to own live TV streaming on social is up for grabs, and we can expect to see every major social player compete for it. Cord-cutters have created an opening on mobile that platforms can fill…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 16 readers -
  • Legal Issues and the Role of Social Media

    … social media activities from hurting your chances in a court case, begin to clean your pages before you even have a court case. No one knows when anything might come up. James Jorner is a content strategist and marketer at Effective Inbound Marketing. His company specializes in online branding and digital marketing for businesses. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 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- 15 readers -
  • Facebook: No SMS Charges for Account Kit Until August 2018

    … that FbStart apps will be permanently exempt. Mak added: We are also building features to rely less heavily on SMS as a confirmation mechanism to offer a better consumer experience and help lead to higher conversion rates. We will share more details as we have them. The social network said at F8 that Account Kit gives developers a way to allow users…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • eBay App Adds One Time Password, Touch ID, Android Wear Support

    …, price, image, listing end time and more before opening their phone. Android Wear users can also read and reply to direct messages on their Wear devices. When sending replies, users can choose from a series of quick replies, or reply using their voices. In a statement, Mrinalini Loew, senior director of mobile and accessibility at eBay, commented…

    AllTwitter- 14 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?

    … 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- 15 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- 21 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- 9 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- 14 readers -
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