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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.

Sep. 11, 2013


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 Mar. 19, 2013


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 Feb. 14, 2013


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 Mar. 20, 2013


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 Feb. 22, 2013


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 Mar. 27, 2012


How to set a stronger iPhone passcode

Your four-digit iPhone passcode might be easier to guess than you might think. Thankfully, it's easy to set a longer and stronger passcode.

By Jun. 17, 2011


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 Jun. 1, 2012


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 Jan. 27, 2012


iPhone passcode can be easily bypassed

iPhone passcode can be easily bypassed

By May. 22, 2008