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Hundreds Of Dropbox Passwords Leaked, Change Yours Now

A few hundred Dropbox usernames and passwords have leaked on Reddit, likely from third-party services and possibly as part of a much larger breach. Time to change your passwords.


App Directory: The Best Two-Factor Authentication App For iPhone

Two-factor authentication is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself against getting your accounts hacked, and you should enable it now if you haven’t already. Authy is our favourite two-factor app on the block.


App Directory: The Best Two-Factor Authentication App For Android

Two-factor authentication is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself against getting your accounts hacked, and you should enable it now if you haven’t already. Authy is our favourite two-factor app on the block.


How iOS, Android And You Can Improve Smartphone Security

After various celebrities’ accounts on Apple’s iCloud servers were hacked, the company has made a point of addressing these issues. It has made new claims for the security of iOS 8, the firm’s latest phone operating system, and for its cloud services. Similarly, Google announced the next version of its Android phone operating system will encrypt all data by default. But what sort of security do these measures provide?


1Password For iOS Supports Touch ID, New Freemium Model

iOS: Today, one of our favourite password managers, 1Password, has been updated to support the newest version of iOS. To celebrate, it’s now going freemium.


The Start-To-Finish Guide To Securing Your Cloud Storage

Whether your files are stored on Dropbox, iCloud or Mega, they could do with a little more security. It’s impossible to make them “hack proof”, but there are a few steps you can take to make your data as secure as possible — and still convenient to access. Let’s walk through those steps.


5 Million Online Passwords Leaked, Check Yours Now

According to the Daily Dot, nearly 5 million usernames and passwords have been leaked on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Here’s what you should know.


Why Social Engineering Should Be Your Biggest Security Concern

We should all know the basics of security — using strong passwords and two-factor authentication to keep your information protected. However, many recent security and privacy breaches have had less to do with bad passwords and more to do with social engineering. Let’s look at what that is, how it can happen without you knowing, and how you can protect yourself.


Reset A Forgotten Raspberry Pi Password With A Simple TXT File Edit

If you forget your Raspberry Pi’s password, it’s a fairly useless little machine. To fix this problem, Raspberry Pi Spy shows how to reset the password with a simple edit to a TXT file.


Why iCloud Is Too Confusing For Most People

Even experts find Apple’s iCloud baffling. What hope is there for the rest of us?