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 app, called InstaAlert, was snagging usernames and passwords and sending them to a remote server, according to the developer who spotted it.
The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.
Okta receives a $75 million investment, the latest sign companies are scrambling for cybersecurity software that can prevent them from becoming the next Ashley Madison, Sony or Target.
Naoki Hiroshima talks of how security practices at PayPal and GoDaddy led to him losing his coveted Twitter handle.
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.
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.
Mobile apps come under the security microscope as research groups report major vulnerabilities.
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.