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#Passwords

# passwords - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password
# Civil Liberties
# Civil Liberties

Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password

Jun 1st 2022, 5:09 PM 15,615 Views 22 Comments

Rights groups have also called on Gardaí to record the ethnicities of people stopped and search in order to prevent discrimination.

# passwords - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Apple, Google and Microsoft agree to support ‘passwordless’ sign-ins
# Passwords
# Passwords

Apple, Google and Microsoft agree to support ‘passwordless’ sign-ins

May 5th 2022, 5:05 PM 22,481 Views 15 Comments

The technology giants have said they will back a new sign-in standard that could replace written passwords.

# passwords - Monday 14 June, 2021

Poll: Should it be an offence to refuse to give gardaí a password?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be an offence to refuse to give gardaí a password?

Jun 14th 2021, 10:03 AM 58,475 Views 111 Comments

A new power would allow gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys for electronic devices.

# passwords - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?

May 18th 2021, 9:13 AM 24,512 Views 72 Comments

The ongoing fallout of the cyber attack on the HSE has placed a renewed focus on the security of people’s data online.

# passwords - Friday 17 January, 2020

Man arrested in Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell 12 billion stolen passwords online
# Weleakinfo
# Weleakinfo

Man arrested in Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell 12 billion stolen passwords online

Jan 17th 2020, 5:13 PM 31,446 Views 10 Comments

Another man was arrested by police in the Netherlands.

# passwords - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?

Apr 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 25,661 Views 62 Comments

The Data Protection Commission launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage.

# passwords - Friday 26 April, 2019

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,379 Views 21 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

# passwords - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Irish data watchdog launches probe into Facebook password storage as millions left exposed
# Plain Text
# Plain Text

Irish data watchdog launches probe into Facebook password storage as millions left exposed

Apr 25th 2019, 9:24 PM 12,482 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union.

# passwords - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,467 Views 31 Comments

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

# passwords - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'
# Data
# Data

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'

May 3rd 2018, 10:12 PM 11,356 Views 5 Comments

Twitter says there’s no indication that there was a data breach.

# passwords - Monday 8 August, 2016

You know the advice about changing passwords often? You're likely doing it wrong
# Easy Way Out
# Easy Way Out

You know the advice about changing passwords often? You're likely doing it wrong

Aug 8th 2016, 3:34 PM 13,608 Views 5 Comments

We’re not exactly great at coming up with new and original passwords.

# passwords - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

If you need to share a password, here are the right ways to do it
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

If you need to share a password, here are the right ways to do it

Jul 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 16,182 Views 8 Comments

If you need to share that Netflix password with someone, you shouldn’t be lazy about it.

# passwords - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not
# Own Worst Enemy
# Own Worst Enemy

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not

Jun 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 26,448 Views 6 Comments

It’s using the same password for all of your accounts.

# passwords - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Somebody is trying to sell almost 33 million Twitter passwords on the dark web
# Security
# Security

Somebody is trying to sell almost 33 million Twitter passwords on the dark web

Jun 9th 2016, 2:13 PM 9,750 Views 8 Comments

Although it looks unlikely that Twitter was breached.

# passwords - Friday 6 May, 2016

Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password
# Passwords
# Passwords

Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password

May 6th 2016, 11:31 AM 22,721 Views 42 Comments

As long as you’re not using something as simple as ‘password’

# passwords - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords

Dec 30th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,491 Views 13 Comments

Your accounts can never be too safe.

# passwords - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix
# Layers
# Layers

Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix

Jun 10th 2015, 6:08 PM 15,928 Views 7 Comments

If you’re not already using two-step verification, now’s as good a time as any to start.

# passwords - Monday 25 May, 2015

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe
# Guessing Game
# Guessing Game

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe

May 25th 2015, 10:23 AM 11,939 Views 11 Comments

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

# passwords - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy

May 6th 2015, 12:39 PM 12,330 Views 6 Comments

If you place more importance on your Google accounts than other accounts, that is.

# passwords - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser

May 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 25,329 Views 15 Comments

There may be a number of accounts saved that you may have forgotten about.

# passwords - Sunday 1 February, 2015

This is why you should be using a password manager
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is why you should be using a password manager

Feb 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 21,488 Views 19 Comments

Because it’s better to be safe than sorry.

# passwords - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The most common passwords used in 2014 will make you cringe
# You Shall Not Pass
From The Daily Edge
# You Shall Not Pass

The most common passwords used in 2014 will make you cringe

Jan 20th 2015, 8:00 PM 6,346 Views 4 Comments

The lack of imagination is astounding.

# passwords - Monday 16 June, 2014

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings
# Doh-balls
From The Daily Edge
# Doh-balls

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings

Jun 16th 2014, 2:47 PM 38,234 Views 28 Comments

I’ll have pepperoni, mushrooms, and a side of hackers please.

# passwords - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now
# Cyberattack
# Cyberattack

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now

May 21st 2014, 2:51 PM 19,887 Views 20 Comments

The compromised database contained encrypted eBay passwords and other non-financial information.

# passwords - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Why you should be using two-step verification for all your accounts
# Security
# Security

Why you should be using two-step verification for all your accounts

May 17th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,120 Views 12 Comments

One of the best ways to keep your accounts safe only requires a phone that can receive SMS messages.

# passwords - Monday 17 February, 2014

Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase
# Make Some Noise
# Make Some Noise

Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase

Feb 17th 2014, 10:46 AM 5,965 Views 19 Comments

The company has purchased SlickLogin, a company that uses soundwaves as a type of password

# passwords - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Bad passwords, printed chocolate and creepy human emojis
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bad passwords, printed chocolate and creepy human emojis

Jan 26th 2014, 11:00 AM 15,231 Views 0 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# passwords - Monday 20 January, 2014

'123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013
# Security
# Security

'123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013

Jan 20th 2014, 7:00 PM 25,759 Views 22 Comments

Other gems included “abc123,” “qwerty,” “iloveyou,” and “password.”

# passwords - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared

Oct 30th 2013, 10:01 AM 9,507 Views 14 Comments

An attack by hackers had been initially estimated to affect three million customers but it is now believe 38 million accounts have been compromised.

# passwords - Sunday 11 August, 2013

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology
# Starship Troopers
# Starship Troopers

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology

Aug 11th 2013, 11:30 AM 12,708 Views 49 Comments

Tablet computers, robotic surgery, voice recognition, video calls — all of these featured in Starship Troopers before the turn of the century.

# passwords - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
# Unencrypted
# Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,657 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# passwords - Sunday 10 June, 2012

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack
# LinkedIn
# LinkedIn

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

Jun 10th 2012, 3:56 PM 1,795 Views 0 Comments

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

# passwords - Friday 8 June, 2012

Music site urges users to change password in latest breach - has yours been leaked?
# Passwords
# Passwords

Music site urges users to change password in latest breach - has yours been leaked?

Jun 8th 2012, 9:12 AM 3,697 Views 6 Comments

There’s now a way to check if your LinkedIn or eHarmony passwords were among those hacked, while Last.fm is the latest site with security problems.

# passwords - Thursday 7 June, 2012

First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'
# Passwords
# Passwords

First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'

Jun 7th 2012, 8:36 AM 1,729 Views 2 Comments

The dating site has said that a small number of its users have been affected, while it’s reported that a total of eight million ‘hashed’ passwords have been posted online.

# passwords - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online
# LinkedIn
# LinkedIn

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

Jun 6th 2012, 3:16 PM 4,586 Views 28 Comments

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

# passwords - Sunday 20 November, 2011

New study finds the 25 worst internet passwords
# Internet Fail
# Internet Fail

New study finds the 25 worst internet passwords

Nov 20th 2011, 8:30 AM 10,307 Views 20 Comments

‘Password’, ’123456′ and ‘monkey’ all feature in the list compiled by an American company. Does your password make the list?

# passwords - Friday 28 October, 2011

Facebook adds “trusted friends” security feature
# Guardian Angels
# Guardian Angels

Facebook adds “trusted friends” security feature

Oct 28th 2011, 8:00 AM 682 Views 5 Comments

Who do you trust the most? Facebook wants to know so you can keep your account safe.

# passwords - Friday 3 June, 2011

Sony investigates claim of another security breach
# Sony
# Sony

Sony investigates claim of another security breach

Jun 3rd 2011, 11:54 AM 240 Views 1 Comment

Hackers have claimed that they have hit Sony for a second time – taking over one million passwords, emails, and other user information – by accessing unencrypted data stored by the corporation.