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Actually, you do need to share your passwords

No one stays healthy forever. At some point, your loved ones will need access to all of your accounts. You can make that job easier for them.

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Building a better password: Simple changes add strength

We still take the easy route far too often, but even some simple changes can strengthen password selections.

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Picture passwords promising, security researcher says

The security of Windows 8 picture passwords might not be as weak as some recent headlines indicate, and there are ways to maximize how hard they are to crack, researchers say.

Secure your small-business network without spending a dime

A host of free security measures are ready to come to your defense.

Not even long passwords will save you from a hack attack

Long passwords alone just won't cut it in now that the latest Hashcat update can crack 55 character passwords in relatively short order.

Why I'm turning over password management to Dashlane

This utility is so good, I'm even going to pay for the premium version.

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Password thieves target blogs, content management sites

Hackers are increasingly turning to brute force attacks aimed at snaring credentials.

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Will smartphones kill passwords on all platforms?

The development of reliable biometric technology, particularly useful on mobile devices, could replace passwords on other platforms as well.

on techhive.com

Why storing passwords in Chrome is a bad idea

Google’s Web browser offers no protection to secure and protect your saved passwords.

Where do people get those terrible passwords?

A Google survey reveals most of us are still quite unimaginative (and not secure) with our choice of passwords.