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Paytm claims 15 customers cheated it of Rs 6.15 lakh, CBI registers FIR

Paytm claims 15 customers cheated it of Rs 6.15 lakh, CBI registers FIR

Digital wallet company PayTM claims 48 customers cheated it to the tune of over Rs 6.15 lakh. 

'Facebook buying passwords that hackers are selling in black market to keep accounts safe'

'Facebook buying passwords that hackers are selling in black market to keep accounts safe'

Ever got irritated when Facebook asked you to re-think a password for your account even if you typed in the one you have been using for years? That`s because the social networking platform wants your account safe.

Check out: These are the top 20 most common passwords

Check out: These are the top 20 most common passwords

Do you ever wonder which are the most common passwords in the world? Check out the list here!

Twitter locks some accounts following leaks

Twitter locks some accounts following leaks

Micro-blogging website Twitter responded to news that surfaced on Thursday indicating that over 32 million Twitter passwords may have been compromised by locking accounts that demand extra protection and requiring a password reset.

Searches related to online protection growing in India: Google

Searches related to online protection growing in India: Google

Online search related to changing passwords has grown by 20 percent, while those related to two step verification jumped 97 percent over the last year as an increasing number of Indians are becoming cautious about online security and protection of their data, technology giant Google said Wednesday.

DNA: Revealed - Top 25 worst passwords!

Watch this video to learn the top 25 worst passwords used online and how to select a password which his hard to hack.

Microsoft working on password-free world

Microsoft working on password-free world

With growing concerns over security of emails and mobile phones, technology giant Microsoft on Thursday said it is working on ways to rid tech users of their worries over passwords.

Novel typing method to prevent cyber crime

Novel typing method to prevent cyber crime

Researchers have developed a new keystroke algorithm that can make online authentication processes more secure, reliable and cheap.

Check misuse of user-id, password: CVC to banks, insurance firms

It was also noticed that the officers were not frequently changing their password. "

'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.

FBI probing reported theft of 1.2 bn Internet passwords

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a report by a US cybersecurity firm that it uncovered some 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of such stolen data.

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.