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The original version of this story misspelled the name of password manager KeePass.
With continuing security threats, the days of using the same passwords all the time are over. Grab one of these apps to manage your passwords across your devices and secure your digital life.
Internet security firm SplashData has released its list of the worst passwords of 2013. King of terrible passwords, "password", has finally been unseated from its throne.
Until a safer, saner alternative is available, we're stuck with an insecure, outdated authentication technique. Here's how to make the best of a bad situation while we wait for services to get serious about verifying identities.
Chrome and Firefox both store your saved passwords in plain text. So how do you keep them safe?
Hackers target LivingSocial, stealing the personal data of more than 50 million people in an enormous security breach.
Internet security firm SplashData has revealed the 25 worst passwords of 2011 — and boy are they doozies.
Just because you're not forking over any money doesn't mean you're not paying a price for that freeware.
With no easy and reliable alternative to passwords in sight, you either have to memorize cryptic passphrases or use a password manager to access networks, systems, and online services.
On today's show, Eric Schmidt appears to spout off wildly about fighting anti-piracy laws to the death, but frankly, we kind of agree. Also, LinkedIn's IPO goes bonkers, Apple is close to signing all the necessary music labels to its hoped-for Amazon and Google killer, Kindle e-books outsell all print books on Amazon, and it turns out that Apple love really is a religion. So much so that its devotees literally refuse to believe there could be malware on their Macs. Guys, it's happening. Believe. --Molly