A large majority of people are still using weak passwords like “password” and “123456”. Folks, it’s long past time to stop taking security shortcuts.
Network Solutions disclosed a security breach that happened in late August, and allowed a third-party to infiltrate some of the company’s computing systems.
By now, the privacy threats posed by Amazon Alexa and Google Home are common knowledge. Workers for both companies routinely listen to audio of users—recordings of which can be kept forever—and the sounds the devices capture can be used in criminal trials.
Google’s Password Manager Checkup feature is now integrated directly into your Google Account and will warn you if your saved passwords have security issues such as weak strength or have been compromised through data breaches.