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Chrome Will Automatically Scan Your Passwords Against Data Breaches

Chrome Will Automatically Scan Your Passwords Against Data Breaches

Google's Password Checkup feature will be fully integrated into the desktop and mobile versions of Chrome 79.
Chrome 79 rolls out new VR and AR capabilities to everyone, adds password checkup feature, and more

Chrome 79 rolls out new VR and AR capabilities to everyone, adds password checkup feature, and more

It has been three weeks since the last Chrome release, and right on schedule, Chrome 79 is now rolling out across desktop and mobile platforms. This isn't the largest update we've seen recently, but
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
Chrome will now let you know if your password has been stolen

Chrome will now let you know if your password has been stolen

A new feature that Google is baking directly into its Chrome browser will ostensibly help all of us stay much safer when surfing the web. As explained in a new company blog post today penned by Google
Google Chrome Will Now Alert You to Phishing Scams in Real Time

Google Chrome Will Now Alert You to Phishing Scams in Real Time

If Google had its way, everyone would carry around a physical security key to protect our mountains of sensitive and personally identifying data. Alas, most of us do not, so the company has taken
Microsoft found 44 million accounts using breached passwords

Microsoft found 44 million accounts using breached passwords

Microsoft has discovered 44 million user accounts are using usernames and passwords that have been leaked through security breaches. As ZDNet reports, the vulnerable account logins were discovered
Easily Reveal Hidden Passwords In Any Browser

Easily Reveal Hidden Passwords In Any Browser

Autofill is a great setting if you don’t want to have to remember and type in your password every time you log in to an online account. In fact, we highly recommend you use a password manager (and
This Welsh password generator might keep you safe from hackers, but definitely from dragons

This Welsh password generator might keep you safe from hackers, but definitely from dragons

Inspired by XKCD's classic diceware strip, a programmer named Alice created an open-source algorithm to randomly generate secure passphrases in Welsh. As difficult as it would be for any human or
Password Managers Are Actually a Really Good Gift

Password Managers Are Actually a Really Good Gift

The holidays are nearly here, and that means you may be scraping up loose change in your sofa cushions for any gift-giving you plan to be doing this season. But the best gift you can give your loved
Why Sharing Your Disney+ or Netflix Password Is a Bad Idea

Why Sharing Your Disney+ or Netflix Password Is a Bad Idea

It can be tempting to share your various service logins with a pal, especially because they ain’t getting any cheaper. But you might think twice before handing those Netflix or Disney+ credentials
Why Sharing Your Disney+ or Netflix Password Is a Bad Idea

Why Sharing Your Disney+ or Netflix Password Is a Bad Idea

It can be tempting to share your various service logins with a pal, especially because they ain’t getting any cheaper. But you might think twice before handing those Netflix or Disney+ credentials
How to do a data detox when you're super lazy

How to do a data detox when you're super lazy

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through the wind, wanting to start again? Only the wind is the internet, and the plastic bag is a flurry of confetti exposing every detail of your
Suspect can’t be compelled to reveal “64-character” password, court rules

Suspect can’t be compelled to reveal “64-character” password, court rules

Prosecutors say forced disclosure permitted by “foregone conclusion.” Justices disagree.
How to Use Twitter's Best Security Feature

How to Use Twitter's Best Security Feature

Twitter just made a huge adjustment to its best security feature. And now, you won’t have to hand your phone number over to Jack to use it.Read more...
The Likely Reason Disney\+ Accounts Are Getting 'Hacked'

The Likely Reason Disney\+ Accounts Are Getting 'Hacked'

Credential stuffing, where names and passwords leaked in previous breaches are reused, strikes again.
It didn't take long for Disney+ passwords to be stolen

It didn't take long for Disney+ passwords to be stolen

In case you needed a reminder that you should never, ever, ever re-use passwords, a slew of Disney+ passwords were already available to buy on various forums mere hours after the streaming platform's
Disney+ Has a Hacking Problem

Disney+ Has a Hacking Problem

Disney+ had a rocky launch last week, with technical issues and customer service complaints galore. Now, it looks as though Disney+ has a hacking problem as well.Read more...
Tools for Breaking Into Disney+ Accounts Have Been Online for Months

Tools for Breaking Into Disney+ Accounts Have Been Online for Months

Hackers are selling Disney+ accounts on the dark web, but the tools to break into the accounts in the first place are already established.
This Bank Had the Worst Password Policy We've Ever Seen

This Bank Had the Worst Password Policy We've Ever Seen

A European bank makes customers pay to change their passwords, and suggests they Google their password to check if it is secure.