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usernames

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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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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

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Do you trust Yahoo to recycle your username and protect your data?

On July 15, Yahoo will start taking the usernames of inactive accounts -- accounts that haven't been used in a year -- and letting others claim them. It's a way for Yahoo to make available some desirable usernames and entice people to return to the site. But with e-mail addresses tied to other accounts and password retrieval, there could be security problems. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how Yahoo is planning to protect users' information.

By July 11, 2013

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Customize your username with an alias in OS X

If you'd like to change your account name, if it's too long, for example, you can use an alias to do this without heavily modifying your account.

By January 23, 2013

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Quickly add usernames to comments in Instagram 3.0

Quickly send a mention to a fellow Instagram user with a simple gesture.

By August 20, 2012

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Sync contact photos and usernames from Twitter to your iOS device

One of the most powerful data sets on your iOS device is your list of contacts. Many of the amazing features the iPhone and iPad have are predicated on the information available from your address book. To help get the most out of your iDevice experience, you can use Twitter to beef up your contacts.

By February 2, 2012

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Twitter rolls out real-time activity, username streams

New Twitter features make user discovery more simple, social, and visual.

By November 8, 2011

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Hackers make off with Apple usernames and passwords

Digital thieves have done a runner with a handful of Apple usernames and passwords. Could a more serious whupping be on the cards?

By July 4, 2011