US Government Admits It Doesn’t Know If Assange Cracked Password For Manning
An FBI agent admitted in a newly unsealed court document that the Department of Justice does not know whether Assange’s offer to help Manning came to fruition.
Facebook Mistakenly Stored ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of User Passwords as Plaintext
The social network confirmed a massive mistake that exposed millions of passwords. But, the company said, no passwords were exposed to people outside of Facebook.
Google Made a Quiz to See if You Can Identify Phishing Emails
Alphabet’s Jigsaw has a new quiz to test your ability to distinguish phishing emails from regular, benevolent ones.
The ‘Biggest EVER’ Collection of Hacked Passwords Is Not That Bad
Someone put together a massive list of 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords. But there’s really no reason to panic.
The American Military Sucks at Cybersecurity
A new report from US military watchdogs outlines hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Hacker Talks to Arizona Man Directly Through His IoT Security Camera
The man identified himself as a “white hat hacker” and part of the “Anonymous Calgary Mindhive.”
'Donald' Is Now One of the Top 25 Most Commonly Used Passwords
Another year of horrendous, terrible, no good passwords is in the books.
The Best Cyber Monday Tips
Cyber Monday is here and we’re here to help you.
Is It Safe to Share a Netflix or HBO Go Account?
The impulse behind our willingness to share our Netflix or HBO Go passwords with other people could be hardwired.
Voting Machine Manual Instructed Election Officials to Use Weak Passwords
A vendor manual for voting machines used in about ten states shows the vendor instructed customers to use trivial, easy to crack passwords and to re-use the passwords when changing log-in credentials.
California Is Making It Illegal for Devices to Have Shitty Default Passwords
The law only applies to passwords that come pre-programmed into devices, but it’s still a step in the right direction.
There's No Longer Any Excuse For Not Using a Password Manager
Autofill passwords on Android and iOS 12 means that "I'm lazy" is no longer an excuse for not using LastPass or 1Password.