Twitter on Thursday announced that it recently suffered a computer glitch that exposed some user passwords in plain text. Now the bug was completely internal, and the company says there is no evidence that it suffered a breach, but it is still recommending that users change their passwords.
Passwords are inconvenient and insecure. That’s why Microsoft is bringing a cool new feature to Windows 10 S users that will allow them to use the Authenticator app on their iPhone to approve log-ins on their computer.
With Dashlane Password Manager, you get access to both an incredibly secure and accurate autofill solution as well as an instant password generator and changer—meaning practically everything you need to safeguard yourself online is ultra-secure and accessible at all times.
If you’ve been wondering why anyone would use 1Password over iCloud Keychain, I lay down a few very important things to consider, which make 1Password the best option to handle passwords and other data types that might be just as important.
Last week’s macOS Sierra 10.12.2 software update squashed a number of bugs and patched a few newly discovered vulnerabilities, among them one that allowed an attacker to obtain your FileVault disk encryption password by plugging in a $300 Thunderbolt device into a locked or sleeping Mac.
As detailed by security researcher Ulf Frisk, attackers must have physical access to your Mac in order to exploit the vulnerability. The obtained password may be used to unlock your Mac’s disk and access everything on it.