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- Why Patching Heartbleed Doesn't Fix The Security Time Bomb
- It's No Surprise Anymore: Your Data Is Never Safe Online
- How To Make Your Entire Internet Life More Secure In One Day
- Three Ways To Improve Your Android's Lock Screen Security
- How To Stop Spies From Digging Up Your Personal Information
- Weighing Security Against Convenience: What Works And What Doesn't
Heartbleed, the bug that has preoccupied thousands of websites and millions of users over the past week, may well have been the biggest security flaw in internet history but it is unlikely to be the last. Our entire security infrastructure is a mess because both ordinary people and elite security experts often harbour fundamental misunderstandings about security, design and privacy.
The most recent LastPass app for Android adds an incredible new feature: now, it can autofill your login and password information for you, both in Chrome and in other Android apps.
By now you’ve probably heard about the massive Heartbleed security bug that may have compromised the majority of the world’s web sites. Everyone should change their passwords on the affected sites — but only after those sites have patched the issue. Mashable is maintaining and updating a list of the most popular sites you should change your passwords for.
This week, a giant security hole came to light that affects a large portion of the internet. As different sites recover, you’ll need to change your passwords, and now LastPass tells you when to do so.
When it comes to password security, longer is typically better and multi-word pass phrases are even better than that. But if you find yourself with an annoying, fixed-length password, try mixing up the characters in it.