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Windows 10 embraces password-killing biometric authentication

Microsoft joined the FIDO Alliance in 2013 and is ready to add the password-less authentication standard into its flagship product.

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Password security tips: When and how to share them safely with loved ones

Your passwords are one kind of secret you probably need to keep, even from trusted loved ones. A new survey from Intel Security reveals people's habits and the risks they might be taking.

This security researcher just published 10 million real usernames and passwords

The massive password dump both tests and protests cybercrime law enforcement in the United States.

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Raptr service powering AMD's Gaming Evolved app hacked, passwords and user info stolen

Raptr's a popular PC gaming service that powers AMD's Gaming Evolved client--and it's been hacked.

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Smart Lock for Chromebooks: Pair a phone and you can skip the password

Google's nifty new security feature hits the stable version of Chrome OS, though you'll need to take some extra steps to make it worthwhile.

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Stop using your birthday, start using one of these password manager apps

It’s no secret that creating – and remembering! – secure password is a must these days. These apps can help.

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Success! Hardly anyone uses 'password' as their password anymore

A new study finds that common passwords such as “123456” and “password” are only used about 2.2 percent of the time.

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Data breaches can be prevented with one simple solution

Attackers may be able to infiltrate the network, but if organizations properly employed two-factor authentication the data would still be safe.

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Hands-on: Dashlane's awesome new feature changes all your passwords with one click

We've already taken a dive into LastPass' Auto-Password change. Now let's see how Dashlane's Password Changer stacks up.

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Nifty new LastPass, Dashlane features can change your passwords for you

Both Dashlane and LastPass recently released features to automatically change your passwords for more than 75 different websites.