Posts Tagged ‘secure password’

How to Secure Your Yahoo Mail Account Properly

Friday, January 31st, 2014

If you’ve got a Yahoo Mail account, you might want to take a look at this article. Apparently, Yahoo Mail has become a popular target for organized hackers …

Yahoo released a statement yesterday in which it notified users of its mail service Yahoo Mail that it noticed a coordinated “effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts”. According to Yahoo’s preliminary analysis, it does not appear as if the data was dumped from Yahoo servers directly. The company assumes that the data has been collected from third-party databases instead.


On Password Security

Friday, June 8th, 2012

As long as we’re already talking about passwords, here’s an interesting essay on different approaches to password creation …

With the recent wave of websites and services that have been compromised, and the breaches that happened before that last wave, I’d like to take a look at password security on the Internet, and what we as users can learn from the breaches.