Password

  • Sudoku-puzzle-like passwords that change every minute for better security 17-03-2014 10:50 AM

    London: Ever fancied a password that changes every minute? One may soon be available, with engineers developing a new password technique that uses visual patterns and resembles a Sudoku puzzle. "The problem of passwords is that they are very weak, they are always getting hacked, and also, from a user...
  • The list of the world's 25 worst passwords is out, is yours among them? 23-01-2014 04:09 PM

    Los Gatos: The annual list of worst passwords compiled by software firm SplashData is out and for the first time since it began compiling the list, 'password' has been pushed to the second spot. '123456' has taken top spot as the worst and most stolen password of 2013. The list...
  • Cyber experts uncover 2 mn stolen Facebook, Google, Twitter passwords 05-12-2013 09:02 AM

    Boston: Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe. Researchers with Trustwave's SpiderLabs said they discovered the credentials while investigating a server in the Netherlands that cyber criminals use to control a...
  • How you tap and swype could replace passwords on your smartphone 16-09-2013 03:58 PM

    London: Move over, passwords! Scientists have developed a new software that can enable your touchscreen smartphone to identify you by the unique way you tap and swipe on the device. The software 'SilentSense', developed by Cheng Bo and his colleagues at the Illinois Institute of Technology, has demonstrated 99 per...
  • Soon, replace your passwords with your thoughts 10-04-2013 04:11 PM

    Washington: You may be spared from typing pesky passwords in the future! Instead of typing your password, you may only have to think about it, thanks to a new wireless headset device developed by researchers. Remembering passwords for all your sites can get annoying. There are only so many punctuation,...
  • Picture password to protect your online account! 07-11-2011 09:19 AM

    London: Find it difficult to remember your password? Here's some good news - researchers claim to have developed picture password for your online account, which will also help protect against hacking. An international team says that it's actually a new kind of login which relies on the fallibility of human...
  • Don't save passwords on your browser 16-01-2011 10:48 AM

    Frankfurt: Never store unencrypted passwords on a computer's browser. Doing so makes it too easy for hackers to access the data with tools like Trojans and then access private accounts, warns German computer magazine c't. The magazine recommends that people who insist on storing passwords on a browser at least...
  • Gawker hack underscores password flaws 20-12-2010 11:12 AM

    San Francisco: The fallout from a hacking attack on Gawker Media Inc. a week ago underscores a basic security risk of living more of our lives online: Using the same username and password for multiple sites is convenient, but costly. After the attack on the publisher of such blogs as...
  • How to create hacker-proof passwords 25-10-2007 09:00 PM

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