The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet has said that hackers tricked their way into its computers.
Intel and McAfee are reportedly planning to replace computer passwords with a new biometric authentication system.
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.
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.
A security researcher has revealed that more than 3,00,000 servers are still vulnerable to the infamous `Heartbleed` bug.
Researchers are exploring the security and memorability of free-form gestures as passwords.
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 has reportedly improved its security and changed the way users can gain access to their accounts in case they forget their passwords.
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 has reportedly confirmed a major security flaw that has affected a significant number of email accounts and has advised users to change their passwords.
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.
Computer security specialists on Tuesday raised alarm about a freshly discovered bug in online data-scrambling software that hackers can turn to their advantage.
Google has reportedly updated its Play Store, offering more control over purchase of in-game virtual goods.
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.
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.
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.
More than two million stolen passwords for sites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo have been reportedly posted online by cyber criminals.
A new password app has been reportedly developed that uses face-recognition technology to let users manage their multiple passwords easily.
Australian Internet users have between five and fifty online passwords, and create false identities to maintain their privacy in the virtual world.
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Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015