passwords

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?


Three Ways Your Personal Photos Are Vulnerable To Hackers

Recent reports of celebrities having nude or risqué photos of themselves leaked online highlights the serious risk of hackers getting access to our personal pictures.


Dynamic Pin Locks Apps With A Complex, Changing PIN

Android: Per-app PIN locks are nothing new. However, they could be more secure. Dynamic Pin takes a page out of TimePIN’s book and allows you to create dynamically changing lock codes for individual apps.


Use An Alternative Keyboard Layout On A Mac Login Screen For Security

Mac: Your Mac is really only as safe as your initial login password. If you’re worried that someone will get past it, Macworld shows you how to use an alternative keyboard layout to throw them off your trail.


Hackers Reportedly Collect Over A Billion Passwords

A Russian gang has compromised and stolen over a billion credentials from 420,000 web sites, according to a new report by The New York Times and security research firm Hold Security.