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Your passwords are your and anyone else's entry into your identity. Make sure they are secure!
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Samek: Keeping passwords safe from hackers - Norwood Bulletin

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Samek: Keeping passwords safe from hackers
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One way of making difficult to guess passwords is to string random words together.
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Federal Government Coercing Internet Passwords from Private Companies | FreedomWorks

Federal Government Coercing Internet Passwords from Private Companies | FreedomWorks | Password Security | Scoop.it
FreedomWorks is a grassroots service center dedicated to helping activists fight for lower taxes, less government, and more freedom.
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Critics urge end of passwords, but alternatives not ready for prime time

Critics urge end of passwords, but alternatives not ready for prime time | Password Security | Scoop.it
FIDO Alliance is one hopeful that Google has joined, but until passwords are replaced security experts suggest using password managers (Critics urge end of passwords, but alternatives not ready for prime time http://t.co/XaP0R5bV8E...
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Hackers deface Viber in iOS App Store, release staff passwords

Hackers deface Viber in iOS App Store, release staff passwords | Password Security | Scoop.it
"We created this app to spy on you, PLEASE DOWNLOAD IT!"

Hardly what you would expect to read on the page promoting Viber's app.
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How To Make A Strong Password | PcCareSupport

How To Make A Strong Password | PcCareSupport | Password Security | Scoop.it
Making a strong password for our most the personal and private information that we store in our digital lives on computers, and on the web; is considered by the wise as the most important step we can take to securing our lives ...
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Password management apps may solve password overload - WLOX

Password management apps may solve password overload - WLOX | Password Security | Scoop.it
Password management apps may solve password overloadWLOXMany people we spoke to say they have come up with their own solutions for remembering their countless usernames and password.
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My Laptop » Promotional Price: AllSafe–Password Vault for iPhone

The application was designed originally as a iPhone based password manager, but has found more diverse uses through its innovative consumer base, who've used its state of the art, ultra secure, AES-256 encryption to ...
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Dashlane Brings Secure Saved Passwords and Form Auto-Fill to ...

Dashlane Brings Secure Saved Passwords and Form Auto-Fill to ... | Password Security | Scoop.it
Android: Dashlane is one of our favorite password managers, and the new Dashlane Android app brings the same secure password management tools, your password vault, and form auto-fill for online stores and other sites ...
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My1Login Measures Password Strengths and Shows Weaknesses

My1Login Measures Password Strengths and Shows Weaknesses | Password Security | Scoop.it
The password management service My1Login offers a smart way to remember all of those passwords and key phrases by literally boiling them all down to one. Now it is also offering a Web page where visitors can find out why ...
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Errata Security: Common misconceptions of password cracking

Errata Security: Common misconceptions of password cracking | Password Security | Scoop.it
MD5 isn't broken as far as passwords are concerned. Sure, it has “collision” problems, making it unsuitable for signing things (such as certificates), but that really has nothing to do with passwords.
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Ultimate Password Security Guidelines

Ultimate Password Security Guidelines | Password Security | Scoop.it
Ah, passwords, the keys to modern living. It seems you can't go anywhere or do anything these days without a password. Your workstation needs a password, your gym needs a password, even your trusty buddy the cell phone may need a ...
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Dashlane Password Management App Comes to Android - PC Magazine

Dashlane Password Management App Comes to Android - PC Magazine | Password Security | Scoop.it
Dashlane Password Management App Comes to AndroidPC MagazineAll data stored on Dashlane, on an Android device or the desktop application, is kept under lock-and-key with military-grade encryption that can be unlocked only with the user's master...
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Top 6 Password Management Packages

Top 6 Password Management Packages | Password Security | Scoop.it
We all know that having the same password for every website or app is a bad plan. With all the online accounts we have these days, however, who can remember the 20+ different passwords we'd need to stay secure?
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7 New Ways To Solve Your Password Insecurity

7 New Ways To Solve Your Password Insecurity | Password Security | Scoop.it
Passwords are our default method of securing digital privacy -- but they aren't very secure. Criminals can pick up passwords easily, Wired's Matthew Honan writes, outlining how disturbingly simple it is.
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Password size does matter

Password size does matter | Password Security | Scoop.it
Length is more important than complexity when it comes to secure passwords - and here's a $100 wager to prove it (The maths of passwords //Password size does matter | Security Central - InfoWorld http://t.co/JRt83tK7UT...
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Report: Feds Demand Major Internet Companies Turn Over User Passwords | TheBlaze.com

Report: Feds Demand Major Internet Companies Turn Over User Passwords | TheBlaze.com | Password Security | Scoop.it
The federal government has demanded that major internet companies turn over users' stored passwords, two sources told the respected tech website CNet. So what exactly does this "escalation" -- as CNet calls it -- mean?
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Password Security at its Finest [Humorous Image] - How-To Geek

Password Security at its Finest [Humorous Image] - How-To Geek | Password Security | Scoop.it
With security like that no one would ever be able to hack their way in!
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Picture Password Lockscreen Keeps Your Android Phone Secure - Lifehacker Australia

Picture Password Lockscreen Keeps Your Android Phone Secure - Lifehacker Australia | Password Security | Scoop.it
Picture Password Lockscreen Keeps Your Android Phone SecureLifehacker AustraliaAndroid: There's no shortage of lockscreens for Android, but Picture Password Lockscreen (inspired by a similar feature in Windows 8) may be one to end them all.
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Use numbers and symbols to make a secure password - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Use numbers and symbols to make a secure password - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Password Security | Scoop.it
Use numbers and symbols to make a secure passwordHonolulu Star-Advertiser~~The average Internet user regularly visits 25 different password-protected sites but uses only six different passwords.
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How Secure Are You Online: The Checklist - Lifehacker

How Secure Are You Online: The Checklist - Lifehacker | Password Security | Scoop.it
How Secure Are You Online: The ChecklistLifehackerNot all computer security is about tin foil hats and anonymous browsing. Everyone who uses a computer has a horse in the security race.
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Do Authentication Questions Really Protect You? - PCWorld

Do Authentication Questions Really Protect You? - PCWorld | Password Security | Scoop.it
Do Authentication Questions Really Protect You?PCWorldThe password should be the toughest part of this equation, yet many people still use their cat's name or “123456” despite years of security experts drilling about choosing better passwords.
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Infographic: 2012, the year of password theft | TechRepublic

Infographic: 2012, the year of password theft | TechRepublic | Password Security | Scoop.it
This infographic breaks out the numbers of password theft exploits so far in 2012. Help your users understand the risks of bad password management.
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Can You Trust Your Browser With Your Passwords? - PCWorld

Can You Trust Your Browser With Your Passwords? - PCWorld | Password Security | Scoop.it
Can You Trust Your Browser With Your Passwords?PCWorldInternet Explorer 9 offers the most basic password-saving functionality of the three browsers we're covering.
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LastPass : The last password you'll have to remember: For the Love ...

If you missed it, Ars Technica's Dan Goodin wrote a fascinating article this week on why passwords have never been weaker -- and crackers have never been stronger. Goodin explains the importance of unique, generated ...
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Your Passwords Are As Good As Cracked, Potentially - Tucson Weekly

Your Passwords Are As Good As Cracked, Potentially - Tucson Weekly | Password Security | Scoop.it
Your Passwords Are As Good As Cracked, PotentiallyTucson WeeklyThis article from Ars Technica should be terrifying for those who haven't learned good password habits for their online accounts — in other words, it should be terrifying for damn near...
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