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Chrome OS may kill the password with Easy Unlock smartphone option

In the future, Chrome OS users may unlock their PCs just by having their smartphone nearby.

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Heartbleed: Security experts reality-check the 3 most hysterical fears

Everything's been hacked! Change all your passwords but not yet! Security experts cut through the Heartbleed hype.

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Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key

CloudFlare said its challenge shows how dangerous is the OpenSSL bug.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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The critical, widespread Heartbleed bug and you: How to keep your private info safe

Heartbleed is a devastating bug that shatters online encryption efforts. But don't freak out! Here's how to stay safe from the horrid Heartbleed vulnerability.

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Password Safe review: Solid management tool for technical users

This database is great for storing, organizing, and searching for passwords, but it's hampered by a lack of browser integration.

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Use KeePass in both Windows and Android

You keep your passwords safely stored in KeePass on your Windows PC. Here's how to access them in Android, as well.

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5 password managers that protect your personal data too

Call them "password managers," but these digital vaults secure credit card numbers, bank account information, and more.

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Can a hacker use a brute-force attack to steal an online password?

Given enough time and computing power, a brute force attack can theoretically crack any password. But is that a real threat to Internet accounts?

Kickstarter hacked; logins, encrypted passwords accessed

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User data was stolen, though credit card information remained intact, Kickstarter said.