Gadgets Replacing Smartphone Passwords
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 07, 2013
New smartphone features are eliminating the need for passwords--and that's a good thing.
Tags: smartphone, Bluetooth, password, NFC, near field communication, Moto X
Report: Federal Agencies Demand User Passwords from Web Firms
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 26, 2013
They've also asked for encryption algorithms and salts.
Tags: Web, Internet, password, federal government, U.S.
Tattoos May Someday Replace Passwords
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 31, 2013
Motorola is testing electronic tattoos and pills as authentication alternatives.
Tags: authentication, Google, Motorola, password
Researchers Successfully Attack SSL, TLS
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 06, 2013
Developers are rushing to patch the "Lucky Thirteen" vulnerability.
Tags: website, HTTPS, security vulnerabilities, SSL, encryption, password
Will Your Next Password Be a Ring?
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 21, 2013
Google is a testing out hardware replacements for passwords.
Tags: authentication, Google, research, privacy, hardware, password
Twitter Resets Passwords for Thousands of Users
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 09, 2012
The mico-blogging service says some passwords were compromised.
Tags: Twitter, cyberattack, phishing, password, hack
Dropbox Admits Hack, Adds More Security Features
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 01, 2012
An employee re-used a corporate password on other Web services, ultimately allowing a hacker to gain access to customer email addresses.
Tags: security, email, spam, password, DropBox, hack, hack attacks
Yahoo Passwords Hacked, Likely Taken Through Yahoo Voices
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 12, 2012
Hackers from D33D Company posted usernames and passwords for 435,000 Yahoo accounts.
Tags: security, hackers, Yahoo, hacking, password
Senators Want Feds to Look into Employers Asking for Facebook Passwords
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 26, 2012
Asking a job applicant for his or her Facebook password violates Facebook's terms of service, and it may also violate federal law.
Tags: Facebook, government, password