Password

A computer screen shows a password attack in progress at the Norwich University computer security training program in Northfield, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Passwords vulnerable after security flaw found

NEW YORK (AP) — Passwords and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web […]

04/08/2014

A computer screen shows a password attack in progress at the Norwich University computer security training program in Northfield, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some […]

12/04/2013

Twitter mistakenly resets passwords of some users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up. Thursday’s mix-up triggered warnings on technology blogs and in tweets that the online messaging […]

11/08/2012