Recover lost or forgotten passwords.
The app, called InstaAlert, was snagging usernames and passwords and sending them to a remote server, according to the developer who spotted it.
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.
Don't lose your head amid all the wonderful deals. Online crooks are counting on you to let your digital guard down on Cyber Monday.
From the Cheapskate: Once again, to help "celebrate" National Cyber Security Awareness Month, you can get this freebie worth $19.95.
The Internet giant is trying to get more people to use its email service. In the process it also wants to rid the world of passwords.
Latest version of the Web browser lets you synchronize you login details, making them available when logged in to Opera on any PC.
When sending money to friends, Facebook will not automatically request your account password. Enable this setting to help protect your funds.
From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.
Turn off Wi-Fi Sense and make your network password unshareable.
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.