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

    … obvious marketing implications is the evolution of the car. As cars become more autonomous, it frees up so much time that will go into using walled gardens instead. If you have an hour commute and you’re no longer doing the driving yourself, you’ll start spending that time on Facebook. There will be more ad loading, more consumption, more data creation…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 14 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- 17 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- 13 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- 10 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- 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- 12 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- 20 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- 8 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- 13 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- 12 readers -
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