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Passwords that change every minute for better security

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 15:36

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.

Twitter account @N restored to victim after high-profile hijack

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:05

The unusual single-letter Twitter handle ` @N` has been reportedly given back to the original user after it was hijacked as part of an eye-opening social engineering scheme last month.

`Password` no longer the Internet`s worst password

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 23:44

The number sequence "123456" has overtaken "password" as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says.

Email authentication reduces phishing scams: Google

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 20:45

The development of email authentication standards has finally reduced email phishing scams, according to Google security researchers.

Quick tips to secure passwords revealed!

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 19:35

With increasing online threat to privacy, it has become very important to secure your important password and information online from hackers. And the secret to it is, it should be easy to remember and hard to guess.

Ransomware virus is a bad problem getting worse: McAfee

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 13:25

Taking advantage of anonymous payment services, cyber criminals are increasingly using a malicious software 'ransomware' that holds a computer hostage until the victim pays to free it, online security firm McAfee says.

Spam emails on decline, malware still on high-rise: Kaspersky

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 13:13

The total number of spam emails has reportedly declined in the third quarter of the year, but the malware is still running high, security company Kaspersky has revealed.

Oz Internet users create 5-50 online passwords to secure privacy

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:49

Australian Internet users have between five and fifty online passwords, and create false identities to maintain their privacy in the virtual world.

John McAfee in US after deportation from Guatemala

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 09:13

Beach: Anti-virus software founder John McAfee said US authorities have made no efforts to question since he arrived in Miami on Wednesday night.

Anti-virus software developer John McAfee arrives in US

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 11:43

US software guru John McAfee fled to Guatemala last week from neighbouring Belize where authorities want to question him about a murder.

John McAfee expects release from jail today

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 15:24

British-born computer software pioneer John McAfee is wanted by authorities in Belize as ‘a person of interest’ following the murder of his neighbour Gregory Faull.

Facebook’s second attempt to settle lawsuit under consideration

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 15:25

Facebook's second attempt of settling allegations that the social networking company violated privacy rights is being considered by a US judge.