Tag Archives: passwords

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. And we’re going to use this occasion to remind you how important strong passwords are. In most cases, the only barrier between your personal information and the criminals who are out to steal your money and identity is your password.… Read More »

New Chrome Extension Checks for Hacked Passwords

New Chrome Extension Checks for Hacked Passwords Google has a new, free Password Checkup extension for Chrome that automatically checks your passwords to make sure they have not been hacked. The extension checks your passwords in real-time – as you use them – against a huge Google database of  approximately four billion known hacked/stolen passwords.… Read More »

What is Password Spraying?

What is Password Spraying? We’ll tell you this: If we could spray your passwords and make them stronger we’d be spraying your passwords right now. We have harped and harped and prodded you about using strong passwords, because if you don’t you’re just making it easy for criminals and miscreants to gain access to your… Read More »

Google’s Titan Security Keys

Google’s Titan Security Keys Titan Security Keys make hardware-based two-factor authentication easy and practical for your online accounts. Google promises “the highest level of protection against phishing attacks”. Google recently wrote that its 85,000 employees have been using similar physical security keys for months and that none of them have fallen victim to phishing attacks.… Read More »

Easy Password Tips… Because Passwords Are Important

Easy Password Tips… Because Passwords Are Important! Don’t Skedaddle Away! Many of you are going to see the word password in the title and skedaddle away looking for a tip you can sink your teeth into. However if you ever have your simple, easy-to-guess password stolen – you know the password you use for every… Read More »