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What you should consider when choosing a password manager  14 October 2014 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Many security experts feel that passwords are no longer sufficient to keep online accounts safe from hackers, but we're still a long way from widespread adoption of biometrics and alternative methods of authentication.
 
11 sure signs you've been hacked  04 February 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Alex   
In today's threatscape, antivirus software provides little piece of mind. In fact, antimalware scanners on the whole are horrifically inaccurate, especially with exploits less than 24 hours old. After all, malicious hackers and malware can change their tactics at will. Swap a few bytes around, and a previously recognized malware program becomes unrecognizable.
 
7 Google Tools To Safeguard Your Data  14 November 2013 
Source: EFY Times - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Although Google is often blamed for intruding into our privacy, do you know there are many Google tools that also ensure that your data is fully secured? Here we bring to you 7 such tools, which keep your information secured.
 
Android 4.4 KitKat security  05 November 2013 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
With Android 4.4 KitKat, Google has an opportunity to show that when it comes to security, the next version of the mobile operating system is ready for business. While we don't know whether Google will take up the challenge, security experts provided Wednesday their wish lists of enterprise-pleasing features.
 
Changeable default passwords are not seen as vulnerabilities by ICS-CERT, but should they be?  15 October 2013 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Anthony Pell   
While responding to a vulnerability report submitted in April, ICS-CERT told a researcher that documented, changeable default passwords are not vulnerabilities. But given the risk behind default passwords and the focus on critical infrastructure security, shouldn't such things be considered an issue?
 
Critics urge end of passwords, but alternatives not ready  26 July 2013 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Alex   
With no practical alternative, a small tech group has launched a campaign to rally consumers against the use of passwords for logging into websites and services.
 
How to Manage Passwords Effectively  02 July 2013 
Source: PC World - Posted by Alex   
It's tough to keep track of all of your passwords. In spite of advances in biometrics, and increased attention on the value of two-factor authentication, passwords remain the primary means of digital security. They're also one of the weakest links in the security chain.
 
Password protection for everyone  05 February 2013 
Source: H Security - Posted by Anthony Pell   
First things first: never use the same password for multiple services. To avoid losing track of the resulting multitude of passwords, use either a password safe or a personalised password system. And there's a technique you can use to memorise the required complicated master password.
 
How to fix the UPnP security holes  31 January 2013 
Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Anthony Pell   
The US Department of Homeland Security is urging everyone to disable the common networking Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol. This is being done because Rapid7 security researchers have found that tens of million devices worldwide are wide open to attack because of flaws in the network protocol and its implementations.
 
Is Facebook infecting your computer? More hackers using social network, experts say  29 January 2013 
Source: Fox News - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Sadie Ouse, a high school senior, never saw it coming. Recently, a hacker commandeered her Facebook account. Using a common malware tactic, the hacker sent a message to all of her friends with a link to the site homeincomenow3.com, operated by “Zhang Lei” in Beijing, China.
 
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