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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 19:44

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 10:16

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`

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 14:51

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

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.

Passwords that can never be hacked!

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 18:15

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

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 16:17

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.

`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.

Eyes to be new passwords in future Samsung smartphones

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 23:22

The electronics giant is said to be applying the QHD resolution that is of higher quality than full HD and iris verification tech into its smartphone range next year.

More than 2 mn stolen Facebook, Google and Yahoo passwords leaked online

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 12:09

More than two million stolen passwords for sites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo have been reportedly posted online by cyber criminals.

2 mn Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter stolen passwords uncovered

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 11:05

Representatives for Facebook and Twitter said the companies have reset the passwords of affected users.

New FaceCrypt app uses face-recognition technology for accessing passwords

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:56

A new password app has been reportedly developed that uses face-recognition technology to let users manage their multiple passwords easily.

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.