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Passwords: You're doing it wrong. Here's how to make them uncrackable.

In honor of "Password Day," McAfee shares some tips on creating hack-proof passwords.

Use of 'honeywords' can expose password crackers

Researchers propose foiling password thieves by salting password databases with red herrings called 'honeywords.'

Why changing your LivingSocial password won’t save you

Changing your LivingSocial password is a good first step, but the attackers already have crucial information you can’t change or undo.

LivingSocial's breach draws advice from security experts

After 50 million users learn about the weakness of hashed passwords the hard way, LivingSocial reconsiders and revamps its password security practices.

LivingSocial hacked; millions of users must change passwords

More than 50 million users of the daily deals site LivingSocial are being asked to reset their passwords after hackers attacked the company's servers and potentially made off with personal data.

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Study shows brainwaves could be security for wearable tech

With the next wave in consumer electronics expected to be wearable gadgets, researchers are evaluating the use of thought-based authentication with the technology.

CBS affiliates see Twitter accounts hijacked; Password security in focus

The episodes add to a long list of media outlets and big companies that have been compromised in recent months.

RoboForm's Start Page feature adds ease of use to this password manager

Manage your digital life—including passwords, profiles, and more—with this handy utility.

Review: Sticky Password Pro is a valuable tool for keeping passwords safe

Sticky Password makes it easy to store a different password for each site, as well as other data. Constantly updated and with many utility features, it's well worth the price.

When you encrypt a file or a hard drive, is it really secure?

Porcupins asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if encryption standards like AES really make your data secure.