Call them "password managers," but these digital vaults secure credit card numbers, bank account information, and more.
Given enough time and computing power, a brute force attack can theoretically crack any password. But is that a real threat to Internet accounts?
User data was stolen, though credit card information remained intact, Kickstarter said.
An online password should be long and complex. A Windows login password should be easy to type. Windows 8 expects you to use one password for both. I offer three solutions.
The recent hack of Yahoo Mail is a great opportunity to stress common sense security practices.
The latest update to Sticky Password adds management tools and cloud integration. It's still a tiny file on your PC, but it makes it easy to manage passwords from your Mac and mobile devices as well.
The new champion isn't much better, though.
Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.
Slick and straightforward, F-Secure KEY is a password manager that doesn't bother you with extra features. It stores your passwords, and that's it.
Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers around the globe were hit by 11.7 million attacks in 2013.