Passwords

Staying secure with passwords

5M Gmail Passwords Released

5M Gmail Passwords Released

So another long list of passwords appears on the Internet. Uploaded to a Russian Bitcoin forum, the list reportedly contains email addresses and passwords hacked from Google’s Gmail service.  The accounts listed are English, Russian and Spanish with 60 percent of accounts supposedly still active today. The age of this list though is being questioned with some saying […]

Celebrity iCloud Accounts Hacked

Celebrity iCloud Accounts Hacked

So today we hear of the hacking of celebrity cloud accounts and the resultant sharing of unauthorised nude images across the Internet via the 4Chan website. More specifically those celebrities using Apple’s iCloud seem to have been hit. Who’s been hacked? The names of Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunce, Kaley Cuoco […]

Strong Passwords And Why You Should Use Them

Strong Passwords And Why You Should Use Them

We’re making it too easy to get hacked With all of the recent revelations of stolen passwords and usernames it’s about time you took note that using single passwords for multiple sites is no longer safe. Neither is using simple to guess combinations. Read on to understand why you should use strong passwords to protect […]

Seventeen Password Tips

Seventeen Password Tips

With more recent news about millions of accounts being hacked across the web, here are some suggestions that may help you manage your passwords better so that you can improve your on-line security. 1. Don’t write them down It may seem obvious, but many still do write down their usernames and passwords. Imagine the bonanza that presents […]