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The 'I hate passwords' guide

Until a safer, saner alternative is available, we're stuck with an insecure, outdated authentication technique. Here's how to make the best of a bad situation while we wait for services to get serious about verifying identities.

By April 29, 2014

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Take control of password chaos with these six password managers

With continuing security threats, the days of using the same passwords all the time are over. Grab one of these apps to manage your passwords across your devices and secure your digital life.

By April 18, 2014

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​Google tests password generator in Chrome browser

Watch out, LastPass and 1Password. Google is experimenting with its own password maker for the Chrome browser, though it's not clear if it will become a permanent fixture.

By September 5, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,545: The end of passwords? Samsung Note 4, Note Edge, Sony announcements (podcast)

Today we'll follow up on the iCloud hack and ponder a world without passwords, plus we're covering all the major product announcements from Samsung and Sony!

By September 3, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,545: The end of passwords? Samsung Note 4, Note Edge, Sony announcements

Today we'll follow up on the iCloud hack and ponder a world without passwords, plus we're covering all the major product announcements from Samsung and Sony!

By September 3, 2014

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How to access 1Password on a Chromebook

Accessing 1Password takes a bit of work to set up on a Chromebook, but it's worth it.

By August 21, 2014

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Get Password Depot password manager (Win) for free

Normally $36, this robust utility will not only manage your existing passwords, but also generate new and potentially much safer ones.

By February 24, 2014

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To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By August 7, 2014

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Finders keepers: The best password managers out there

In light of the Russian hackers recently collecting sensitive data of more than 1.2 billion Internet users, it's all the more important to safeguard your private information with a strong password. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best password storage programs and applications designed to keep you safe.

By August 7, 2014

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Getting past passwords

With another major Internet security breach revealed, users are again being encouraged to change their passwords. Milwaukee-based Hold Security is reporting that a Russian cyber gang stole 1.2 billion passwords and more than 500 million email addresses. CNET's Sumi Das and Connie Guglielmo report on how to better manage your passwords and what could soon replace passwords.

By August 6, 2014