Tag Archive: Passwords


America’s four top carriers team up for Project Verify in an effort to eliminate app passwords

Keep forgetting your passwords to all your different accounts? Today we use so many different apps on our smartphones. And they each require us to log in with an account. But having so many different ones will eventually leave you frustrated as you struggle to remember password after password.

US carriers are well aware of this fact, so they have joined forces to create a solution. America’s biggest wireless providers – Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint – have teamed to  [Read More…]

T-Mobile now says ‘encrypted passwords’ were exposed in its security breach

Are you a T-Mobile customer? Here’s what you should do to keep your info safe.

T-Mobile, one of the United States’ most popular and controversial wireless carriers, announced on August 24, 2018, that a variety of personal information was exposed for its entire subscriber base.

Any security breach should be handled with the utmost care and caution, and to help you understand what exactly is going on, here’s a quick breakdown of everything you need to know.

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How do you save/remember all of your passwords?

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Whether it’s for your bank account, Twitter profile, or Pokemon Go, passwords are required for just about all of the apps and websites we use. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, but even so, having to remember all of these can be a royal pain.

So, what’s a person to do to keep from going insane while not forgetting hundreds of different login credentials?

Some  [Read More…]

Twitter asks users to change passwords after bug exposed them on internal log

The bug in Twitter’s hashing process has since been fixed.

Twitter today asked all of its users to consider changing their passwords after discovering a bug that caused them to be stored “unmasked in an internal log.”

According to Twitter, the bug has been corrected and it has seen “no indication of breach or misuse by anyone” after an investigation.

We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log.  [Read More…]

Roboform: 4 years of AES 256-bit encrypted passwords across all of your devices, only $29.95

As we move into the last parts of 2017 we need to be more conscious and cautious than ever when it comes to our data. What with all of the ransomware and data dumping that’s going on, we need to be vigilant about passwords. And, while there are a number of password managers on the market, RoboForm is one […]

Roboforms: 4 years of AES 256-bit encrypted passwords across all of your devices, only $29.95

As we move into the second half of 2017 we need to be more conscious and cautious than ever when it comes to our data. What with all of the ransomware and data dumping that’s going on, we need to be vigilant about passwords. And, while there are a number of password managers on the market, RoboForm is […]

Google wants to kill passwords forever…kind of

Google is partnering with DashLane on an open-source API project called OpenYOLO. It’s for Android developers and lets third party apps access passwords stored in password managers. OpenYOLO Standing for You Only Login Once, the project technically doesn’t “kill the password.” What it does do is make sure you don’t have to keep logging in

Android Wear smartwatches can now access stored passwords via Enpass

The popular password manager Enpass is now available on Android Wear smartwatches, via an update to its Android app.

The new 5.4.0 version of the app allows Android Wear device owners to view any stored passwords on their watch, when paired with an Android phone. In addition, the update includes more improvements:

Database compatibility with Android N. Item’s icon will be updated on editing URL. Globe key removed from Enpass Keyboard. While autofill  [Read More…]

Twitter acknowledges major leak of usernames and passwords

Twitter has acknowledged that “numerous” usernames and passwords seems to have been leaked. The company says that while it is confident that its own servers haven’t been breached, it would appear that the leaks came from attacks on other websites and services.

From the Twitter blog:

We’ve investigated claims of Twitter @names and passwords available on the “dark web,” and we’re confident the information was not obtained from a hack of Twitter’s servers.

The purported Twitter  [Read More…]