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OpenID

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Serious security flaw in OAuth, OpenID discovered

Attackers can use the "Covert Redirect" vulnerability in both open-source log-in systems to steal your data and redirect you to unsafe sites.

By May 2, 2014

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To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By August 7, 2014

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Mozilla bridges Gmail to Persona log-in

Missing from its first months in beta, Mozilla's Persona Web site log-in system now adds Gmail to its list of sign-in credentials you can use.

By August 8, 2013

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Mozilla brands Persona as password killer

An update to Mozilla's beta log-in system lays the groundwork for using preferred Web mail username and password to sign in on multiple sites.

By April 9, 2013

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Add highlighting or sticky notes to any Web page

When doing research or visiting a favorite Web site, keeping a few notes can always be handy.

By February 23, 2012

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Ep. 64: Who owns your online identity?

You own your identity. That's why we talk about identity theft: Identity is clearly personal, and it can be stolen from us. But it can also, in some cases, be legally taken. So who really owns your online identity? Your social network? Your reputation? We discuss with two experts: Dick Hardt, who worked on OpenID, and Peter Kazanjy of the reputation service Honestly.com.

By February 11, 2011

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Reporters' Roundtable: Who owns your online identity?

Your identity can be stolen, but it can also, in some cases, be legally taken. So who really owns your online identity? Your social network? Your reputation? We discuss with experts Dick Hardt and Peter Kazanjy.

By February 11, 2011

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How Facebook saved some Gawker subscribers

Using a single sign-in service like Login for Facebook can eliminate the need to remember multiple passwords, but you still have to make sure you don't get phished.

By December 17, 2010

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Google unveils Chrome Web store, laptop (live blog)

Google says it has "exciting news" about Chrome. Will it be a beta of the Netbook OS or a finished Chrome app store? We'll be live-blogging the news as it happens.

By December 7, 2010

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Windows Phone 7 apps

Google shuts down GOOG-411, Facebook announces Friendship Pages, and we get a look at a few marquee apps for Windows Phone 7.

By October 29, 2010