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usernames

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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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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

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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