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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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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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Microsoft's Windows Hello will make your face, finger or iris the new sign-in

With biometric authentication for Windows 10 devices, the world's largest software maker hopes to make it harder for hackers to scoop up your data.

By March 17, 2015

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Obama, serious about cybersecurity, also delivers laughs

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.

By February 13, 2015

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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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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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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