If you’re an Instagrammer, you may want to take some basic precautions, such as picking a strong and unique password and signing up for two-factor authentication sooner rather than later. Hundreds of Instagram users are reportedly experiencing an apparently coordinated hack, leaving them with their accounts hijacked and personal information altered – all the while … More Instagram users locked out of accounts en masse
The password is nothing new. In fact, it has been around for centuries. Way before Hotmail, Skype and Netflix were prompting you to create a secure code with a funky username, the Romans reportedly used passwords as a way to convey important military messages between troops. Essentially, it was a simple way to protect information. … More A short history of the computer password
123456. password. 12345678. qwerty. 12345. All of the above, so easy to remember, so quick to type, so conveniently effortless to manage, represent five of the most common passwords used … today. Despite of the fact that more people than ever understand that cybercrime is a growing threat and that data breaches are commonplace, poor … More Passwords are out: Passphrases are in!