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Tips for changing your passcodes

The beginning of the new year is a great time to reset all of your passcodes and log-ins for key Web sites. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some tips for creating complicated passwords and ways to store that information to keep it safe.

By January 9, 2014

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Yahoo's Mayer gives phone passcodes a pass

commentary Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer confesses that she doesn't use a passcode to protect her smartphone, which goes to show you how hard it is to get people to take reasonable precautions. But it's also an improper risk for a major corporate leader.

By September 11, 2013

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Yahoo's Mayer admits she doesn't use a phone passcode

At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explains why she doesn't like using a passcode on her smartphone and why she's a fan of fingerprint sensors.

September 11, 2013

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iOS 6.1.3 released, squashes passcode bypass bug

Apple's latest smart phone software sorts out a bug that let you access an iPhone's Phone app without entering the passcode.

By March 19, 2013

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Apple's latest iOS update has another passcode security flaw

The hacker who found a bug with iOS 6.1 says there's another way to access a password-protected iPhone's photos and contacts with iOS 6.1.3.

By March 20, 2013

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 beta with passcode bug fix in tow

Available for developers, the new beta is designed to resolve a flaw that allows someone to bypass the lock screen.

By February 22, 2013

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Apple promises fix for iOS 6 passcode exploit

Apple says a fix is on the way for the exploit that lets people gain access to certain data on locked iPhones. The fix will require a software update though.

By February 14, 2013

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Secure your iPhone with strong yet easy to enter passcode

Choose a long passcode that consists of only numbers and get the best of both worlds: security and ease of entry.

By June 1, 2012

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iPhone passcode cracking is easier than you think

A Swedish security firms shows that it can break into a passcode-protected mobile phone in a matter of minutes.

By March 27, 2012

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How to passcode lock Wi-Fi on Kindle Fire (photos)

Learn how to disable the Wi-Fi connection on an Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, which prevents the possibility of having your credit card charged or exposing children to objectionable content.

4 Images By January 27, 2012