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.
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.
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.
Apple's latest smart phone software sorts out a bug that let you access an iPhone's Phone app without entering the passcode.
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.
Available for developers, the new beta is designed to resolve a flaw that allows someone to bypass the lock screen.
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.
Choose a long passcode that consists of only numbers and get the best of both worlds: security and ease of entry.
A Swedish security firms shows that it can break into a passcode-protected mobile phone in a matter of minutes.
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.