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Hackers' sale of Comcast log-ins reminds us to change our password habits

Hackers offered 200,000 customer passwords for sale online, forcing Comcast to send reset notices to many users. The lesson? We all need to get a lot smarter about Internet security.

By November 10, 2015


US government log-ins, passwords easy to find on the open Web, researcher says

A CIA-backed technology company says it's spotted credentials connected with the departments of Defense, Justice, Treasury and Energy, as well as the CIA itself.

By June 25, 2015


Yahoo to scrub Google, Facebook from Flickr log-ins

The company has been slowly removing Google and Facebook log-ins from its site, and Flickr is next on the list.

By June 6, 2014


Facebook to allow more private log-ins

If you get nervous using your Facebook log-in to sign into apps and websites, two new features will let you limit the personal information you share. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi explains how they'll work.

By April 30, 2014


Comcast cuts down log-ins to keep cord from getting cut

The pay-television provider ferrets out any reason users would turn to an online alternative, most recently removing prompts to log in to its online portal when using a home network.

By July 2, 2013


Opt-in to Google's Account Chooser for easier multiple account log-ins

Google updates its multiple account sign in feature to make the log-in process more streamlined.

By August 13, 2012


Why two-factor log-ins are a good idea

Passwords are fine, but when you really want to keep things safe, you should go for two-factor authentication.

By March 22, 2012


Facebook stops 600,000 suspicious log-ins a day

Following the release of an infographic that created some confusion over the use of the term "compromised," Facebook elaborates on its process for blocking suspicious log-ins.

By October 28, 2011


FruitMenu continuing to affect Mac App Store log-ins

OS X users running Unsanity's FruitMenu application may not be able to log in to the Mac App Store. Unsanity is apparently working on a fix for this issue, which may be a simple oversight in FruitMenu's code.

By February 23, 2011