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Name check a username with NameChk

With its Web app or iOS app, you can use NameChk to check the availability of a username across dozens of websites.

By February 5, 2015

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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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Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case

A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.

By July 2, 2015

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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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'Vast majority' of users safe after hack, LastPass CEO says

Attackers stole usernames and clues to master passwords, the company says, but are unable to breach the vast store of encrypted passwords the service manages.

By June 15, 2015

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Your smartphone could have serious security flaws

Mobile apps come under the security microscope as research groups report major vulnerabilities.

By June 18, 2015

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Hack of online dating site Adult FriendFinder exposes millions

Technically Incorrect: Adult FriendFinder, a site where people seek casual, discreet relationships, suffers a breach, exposing the details of almost 4 million of its members.

By May 22, 2015

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Cyberattack on Penn State exposes passwords of 18K people

The university's president apologizes for a "sophisticated" security breach that it says involved an attack launched from China.

By May 15, 2015

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How to keep your Twitter following authentic

Fake followers hurt your credibility -- so clean up your follower list!

By March 30, 2015