A popup message from Netflix trying to crackdown on password sharing.

Netflix prompt freaks users into believing the great password-sharing purge has begun

'If you don't live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching.'

On Mar 12, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Password of the Day website

This site can get you free access to major subscriptions—if you’re up for a treasure hunt

Free subscriptions to Netflix, Pornhub, and Amazon Prime have already been located.

On Feb 8, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Congressman’s phone passcode appears to be ‘777777’

It's good to see the nation's lawmakers taking digital security so seriously.

On Oct 26, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Google’s Password Checkup aims to protect you against data breaches

Google plans to roll out the security tool to Chrome users.

On Oct 2, 2019 by Matthew Hughes

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Facebook says ‘millions,’ not ‘tens of thousands,’ affected by Instagram password bug

User passwords were stored in plaintext for up to seven years.

On Apr 18, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Facebook’s new sign-up feature resembles a phishing attack

Social media site plans to discontinue practice after outcry.

On Apr 3, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Hundreds of millions of Facebook passwords were accessible to employees

Company employees had access to plaintext passwords for at least seven years.

On Mar 21, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

Bad passwords

The 25 worst passwords of 2018

Please don't use these.

On Dec 14, 2018 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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You need to change your Twitter password ASAP—here’s why

Use two-factor authentication while you're at it.

On May 3, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Github security flaw leaks user passwords to employees

We strongly recommend changing your password.

On May 2, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

password boss

This app is the secret to never forgetting your passwords again

Behold the boss of password protection.

On Feb 9, 2018 by The Daily Dot Bazaar

password manager

This premium program remembers all your passwords so you don’t have to

Free up some space in your brain.

On Jan 19, 2018 by The Daily Dot Bazaar

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Hawaii agency that sent false missile alert exposed a password on Post-it note

A spokesperson at the agency confirmed the password's legitimacy.

On Jan 17, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

Post-It note on laptop that reads 'Admin/Admin'

The annual worst passwords rankings are out—and we’re all doomed

Avoid using these at all costs.

On Dec 19, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

google-password-checkup

The guy who wrote the book on passwords says he got it all wrong

Fortunately, NIST is drafting a new set of password guidelines.

On Aug 9, 2017 by Phillip Tracy