Tag Archive: Accounts

TikTok’s Family Pairing gives parents remote control over teen accounts

With Family Pairing, parents now have remote access to restrictions.

What you need to know TikTok has introduced a new Family Pairing feature. Parents will have the power to control who their kids can talk to, as well as limiting screentime and restricting inappropriate content. It’s rolling out within the coming weeks.

Social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok are going to get a lot more use as children and adults increasingly become housebound. With that  [Read More…]

More than half a million Zoom accounts are being sold over the dark web

The exposed credentials are not the result of a breach but, rather, of what’s called a credential stuffing attack.

What you need to know Nearly half a million Zoom accounts have been exposed and are being sold on the dark web. The exposed credentials are not the result of an attack on, or a breach of, Zoom’s servers. Instead, they’re the result of hackers trying credentials from previous leaks on users’ Zoom accounts to see if they  [Read More…]

How to use Dual Messenger to manage two Facebook accounts on the Galaxy S20

The Galaxy S20 has a nifty feature that lets you run two instances of the same app. That means you can run two Facebook or WhatsApp accounts on the same phone, and the best part is that you can maintain a separate contacts list for each instance. Here’s what you need to know about Dual Messenger on the Galaxy S20.

How to use Dual Messenger to manage two accounts on the Galaxy S20 Open Settings from the home  [Read More…]

Google’s project ‘Cache’ will offer checking accounts in 2020

Google will partner with Citigroup and a Stanford University credit union.

What you need to know Google is set to start offering checking accounts in 2020. The project is code-named ‘Cache’ and is a partnership with Citigroup and a Stanford University credit union. Users will be able to manage their accounts using the Google Pay app.

It looks like Google is poised to make a move against the Apple Card, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that  [Read More…]

7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud accounts were exposed

Password and credit card information was not leaked.

What you need to know Security researchers discovered an exposed Adobe Creative Cloud database earlier this month. The personal information of nearly 7.5 million users was accessible. Passwords and credit card details were not vulnerable.

Adobe suffered a serious security snafu earlier this month when security researcher Bob Diachenko, in collaboration with cybersecurity and privacy advocacy firm Comparitech, discovered an exposed database belonging to the company’s popular Creative Cloud  [Read More…]

4.9 million accounts affected by DoorDash server breach

DoorDash will contact all affected users directly.

What you need to know DoorDash suffered a major server breach in May 2019. Almost 5 million users had their data accessed. Only accounts created before April 5, 2018, were affected.

In a recent blog post, Android and iOS food delivery app DoorDash has confirmed that almost 5 million of its users have been affected by a data breach in its servers.

The post claims that DoorDash was notified earlier  [Read More…]

How to link your PS4 and ESL accounts to participate in tournaments

You don’t need to game professionally to participate in tournaments hosted by the ESL. PlayStation offers players the opportunity to join tournaments directly through the console and the comfort of their own home. All you need to do is have an active PlayStation Plus membership and ensure that your ESL account and PlayStation Network account are linked together. It’s easy to do so.

How to link your PSN and ESL accounts Go to the ESL Gaming website. Either  [Read More…]

Sprint customer accounts were breached by hackers using Samsung’s website

Sprint claims the information accessed by hackers did not pose any risk of fraud or identity theft.

What you need to know Sprint has said that hackers managed to break into its customer accounts through Samsung’s ‘add a line’ website. The carrier claims to have taken ‘appropriate action’ to secure the accounts of affected customers. Sprint hasn’t revealed exactly how many customer accounts were compromised by the breach.

Just four months after a data breach that compromised  [Read More…]

Managing multiple PS4 accounts on one console made easy

Video game consoles are expensive for most families, so it’s understandable that many will have to share between just one. Managing multiple accounts on a single PlayStation 4 is relatively stress free, though it’s easy to feel overwhelmed if you’re unfamiliar with the process. Here are a few tips to get you started.

Creating multiple accounts

Before you even begin to set up multiple accounts, you’ll need to set up your first one.

Turn on your PS4 console.  [Read More…]

Wear OS accounts for less than 12% of the U.S. smartwatch market

Apple, Samsung, and Fitbit make up 88% of all smartwatch sales.

While the smartphone market may be sitting at a standstill right now, the smartwatch market is currently growing. According to an analysis from research firm NPD, dollar sales of smartwatches in the U.S. increased by a massive 51% in November 2018 compared to November 2017 — resulting in total sales of $ 5 billion. As for unit sales, those saw an even larger 61% increase.

What’s  [Read More…]