With its Web app or iOS app, you can use NameChk to check the availability of a username across dozens of websites.
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.
The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.
Naoki Hiroshima talks of how security practices at PayPal and GoDaddy led to him losing his coveted Twitter handle.
The president came to the first ever White House cybersecurity summit equipped with a pen -- to sign his executive order -- and plenty of jokes to ease the mood around cyberthreats.
How to hunt down people -- even if they don't want to be found.
Microsoft says the list of more than 1,800 e-mail addresses and passwords was compiled through phishing attacks and malware.
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.
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.
Get some peace of mind by breaking some bad habits and developing some good ones along the way.