passwords

PSN, 2K And Windows Live Allegedly Hacked, Change Your Passwords Now

Another day, another password leak. This time it’s PlayStation Network, 2K Games and Windows Live — three years after the last PSN compromise. CNET and Geek.com report that hacker group DerpTrolling claim to have seven million logins and 500,000 credit card data — including Twitter and Facebook.


Change Your IP Webcam's Default Password, If You Haven't Already

Most of us are good about actively changing the passwords we use on a regular basis, but if you have an IP webcam that’s constantly connected to the internet, it’s important to take its security into account too. Make sure you’re using a strong password, and you change it regularly. One web site is live streaming from 73,000 cameras worldwide to prove it, so if you haven’t, change yours now.


Create A USB Password Stealer To See How Secure Your Info Really Is

Slacking on password security can have horrific consequences. Even so, it’s easy to lose track of how many are vulnerable. With just a couple of files, you can steal passwords from nearly everywhere they’re stored on a victim’s Windows PC, including your own, just to see how secure they really are.


How To Hack Your Own Network And Beef Up Its Security With Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here’s how to use it to give your own a network a security checkup.


Google Adds A USB Key Option To Two-Factor Authentication

Google has already been pretty great about supporting two-factor authentication. Now, the company is adding another option: authentication with a secure USB key.


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.