'Brainprints' may soon make 'passwords' history

In the future, you may never have to remember passwords, as a new study has suggested that the way your brain responds to certain words could be used to replace passwords.

Study says 1 in 5 internet users think their passwords are of no value to criminals
Study says 1 in 5 internet users think their passwords are of no value to criminals

One in five Internet users assumes their passwords are of no value to cyber criminals, according to a survey.

Yahoo does away with passwords, moves towards end-to-end encryption
Yahoo does away with passwords, moves towards end-to-end encryption

Yahoo is set to take the first step towards "eliminating passwords" by introducing a new approach, called "on demand" passwords.

Hackers trick way into ICANN computers
Hackers trick way into ICANN computers

The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet has said that hackers tricked their way into its computers.

Intel, McAfee to replace PC passwords with biometric authentication system
Intel, McAfee to replace PC passwords with biometric authentication system

Intel and McAfee are reportedly planning to replace computer passwords with a new biometric authentication system.

Lip movements may be your new password

Lip-reading computers that unlock with a word may soon become a possibility after a new study has found that every person moves their lips a little differently when they speak.

Russian hackers steal over 1 billion usernames, passwords

A US security firm has affirmed that a Russian crime ring has stolen an estimated 1.2 billion passwords, user names, email addresses and other online credentials from some 420,000 websites.

More than 3,00,000 servers still exposed to `Heartbleed` bug: Report

A security researcher has revealed that more than 3,00,000 servers are still vulnerable to the infamous `Heartbleed` bug.

Squiggly lines on screens could be future of passwords

Researchers are exploring the security and memorability of free-form gestures as passwords.

Hackers break into Brazil foreign ministry email system

Hackers penetrated Brazil`s foreign ministry internal email system but failed to get access to confidential government documents and cables, a ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Hackers break into Brazil foreign ministry email system

Hackers penetrated Brazil`s foreign ministry internal email system but failed to get access to confidential government documents and cables, a ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Twitter tightens account security for users with password issues

Twitter has reportedly improved its security and changed the way users can gain access to their accounts in case they forget their passwords.

Bitly asks users to change passwords after data breach

URL-shotner portal Bitly announced on Saturday that its user account database has been hacked. It further requested all its users to immediately reset their passwords after the security scare.

AOL advises users to change passwords following security breach

AOL has reportedly confirmed a major security flaw that has affected a significant number of email accounts and has advised users to change their passwords.

Tumblr asks users to change passwords to protect against worst-ever virus `Heartbleed`

Social network Tumblr has reportedly asked its users to change their passwords in wake of the emergence of a recent bug called "Heartbleed," that has been exposing world`s major websites to theft by hackers.

Internet users urged to change all passwords

Computer security specialists on Tuesday raised alarm about a freshly discovered bug in online data-scrambling software that hackers can turn to their advantage.

Updated Google Play Store to have passwords for more control over `in-game purchases`

Google has reportedly updated its Play Store, offering more control over purchase of in-game virtual goods.

Passwords that change every minute for better security

Ever fancied a password that changes every minute? One may soon be available, with engineers developing a new password technique that uses visual patterns and resembles a Sudoku puzzle.

Passwords that can never be hacked!

With an ever-increasing cases of online account hacking being reported, it’s getting difficult to protect passwords and keep the accounts safe. But worry no more.

YahooXtra email accounts compromised following security breach

Some of the user accounts of Telecom`s YahooXtra have been reportedly compromised, following a security breach, which is apparently affecting non-Telecom customers as well.