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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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Avast support forum hack snags usernames, passwords

The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.

By May 27, 2014

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Coveted $50,000 Twitter username swiped in tale of woe

Naoki Hiroshima talks of how security practices at PayPal and GoDaddy led to him losing his coveted Twitter handle.

By January 29, 2014

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Bye, Dave91024@yahoo.com. Yahoo grants wishlist usernames

Yahoo starts doling out sought-after inactive usernames to people who requested them. If you didn't get your pick, the company is rolling over your requests to a new Watchlist feature, but it will cost newcomers $1.99.

By August 26, 2013

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5 tips for finding anything, about anyone, online

How to hunt down people -- even if they don't want to be found.

By January 22, 2015

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Minecraft leak wasn't company's fault, Microsoft says

Microsoft says the list of more than 1,800 e-mail addresses and passwords was compiled through phishing attacks and malware.

By January 21, 2015

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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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Top 4 tech habits you need to break right now

Get some peace of mind by breaking some bad habits and developing some good ones along the way.

By January 1, 2015

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Snapchat CEO 'devastated' by email leak in Sony hack

Recent acquisitions by the ephemeral message service have been revealed in emails between Evan Spiegel and Sony Pictures' CEO.

By December 17, 2014

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Can Yahoo recycle your username -- and protect your data?

Yahoo will begin recycling usernames on accounts that have been inactive for more than a year. But with log-ins and password recovery linked to e-mail addresses, it's raising some security concerns.

By July 11, 2013