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What You Need to Know About the Slickwraps Data Breach

What You Need to Know About the Slickwraps Data Breach

If you’ve ever adorned your laptop or smartphone with a pretty, customized vinyl skin, odds are good you got it from Slickwraps—or have at least heard of the popular creator of ready-made and
Netflix Hacker Messages Account Owner So He Can Finish His Show

Netflix Hacker Messages Account Owner So He Can Finish His Show

This guy has got moxie. Sometimes people just think that asking for someone's stuff will get them that stuff, like this incompetent lowballer who demanded a guys address so he could steal his bike.
The Worst Data Breaches of 2019

The Worst Data Breaches of 2019

We saw a lot of unpleasant data breaches this year. So many, that I’d be surprised if you weren’t affected by at least one, if not more. And while I’m not looking forward covering even more calamity
How to Keep Your Ring Cameras Safe From the Latest 'Hacks'

How to Keep Your Ring Cameras Safe From the Latest 'Hacks'

If you own a Ring camera and you’ve seen headlines like Vice’s “How Hackers Are Breaking Into Ring Cameras,” you’re undoubtedly a bit nervous. Has someone broken into your own home setup? Are they
How to Keep Your Disney+ Account From Being Hacked

How to Keep Your Disney+ Account From Being Hacked

According to numerous reports, a number of hacked Disney+ accounts have been popping up over the web lately. And those breaking into your account aren’t taking advantage of some crazy vulnerability in

Mitt Romney has a ridiculous Twitter alias: Pierre Delecto

In an interview with The Atlantic, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) admitted to being a "lurker" on Twitter. He wouldn't share his Twitter handle, but it didn't take long for the internet to figure out
What Happens If I Use Two-Factor Authentication and Lose My Phone?

What Happens If I Use Two-Factor Authentication and Lose My Phone?

Two-factor authentication is an essential security measure that uses your phone to help prevent unauthorized access to your account. It makes it harder to access your account if you lose your phone,
Redesigned 'Google' section in Settings spotted, matches Google Account changes from last year

Redesigned 'Google' section in Settings spotted, matches Google Account changes from last year

Last year, a fresh new look for the Google Account page buried in Settings on most Android phones rolled out, bringing with it a new centered layout and updated fonts. More recently, we've received a
Twitter CEO’s Account Hacked On...You Guessed It—Twitter

Twitter CEO’s Account Hacked On...You Guessed It—Twitter

It seems that the machine is gnawing off its own arm. Read more...
Twitter CEO's own account hacked to send out flurry of shocking messages including N-word

Twitter CEO's own account hacked to send out flurry of shocking messages including N-word

The Twitter account of co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey was hacked on his own platform Friday afternoon, and spewed out several eye-popping messages — including racial slurs and a bomb threat.What are
You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches

Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large
You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches

Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large
Check to See if Robinhood Exposed Your Password

Check to See if Robinhood Exposed Your Password

Bad news, money-makers. The popular stock-trading app Robinhood recently sent emails to an undisclosed number of users, letting them know that the company made a bit of a boo-boo and stored their

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account

Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will
Instead of Changing Your Passwords, Upgrade Them

Instead of Changing Your Passwords, Upgrade Them

What makes for a great password? Something long, something randomized with all kinds of characters—numbers, symbols, and letters of all cases—and, ideally, something backed up by a secondary
Instead of Changing Your Passwords, Upgrade Them

Instead of Changing Your Passwords, Upgrade Them

What makes for a great password? Something long, something randomized with all kinds of characters—numbers, symbols, and letters of all cases—and, ideally, something backed up by a secondary

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings

Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy. Users can now get kicked off the app if they
How to Delete Your Google Purchase History

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History

Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time
Google’s own data proves two-factor is the best defense against most account hacks

Google’s own data proves two-factor is the best defense against most account hacks

Every once in a while someone will ask me what is the best security advice. The long answer is “it depends on your threat model,” which is just a fancy way of saying what’s good security advice for
Pro-Modi Twitter bots manipulated a hashtag at a record-breaking rate

Pro-Modi Twitter bots manipulated a hashtag at a record-breaking rate

Such tactics may spell trouble for online debate.