I just discovered that over 250 passwords Chrome had saved to my computer were now available on any Chrome or Android app across all my devices. This new feature is turned ON by default. Here's why I turned off Smart Lock and which password manager I trust.
The scary-sounding, non-scary little security setting that helps protect your major online accounts from hackers:. We introduced this concept last February, and since then Facebook, DropBox, and Yahoo! have joined Google in offering this extra security measure. One minute to turn it on is well worth it.
In the space of one hour, this Wired magazine journalist's entire digital life was destroyed. Here's what he regrets most.
Recently I spotted this line on an account sign-up form: "Why be old fashioned? It's easier to sign in with Facebook or Twitter". Sure, it's easier to use one global password to sign into everything - but color us old fashioned! Here are four reasons why.
Here are two recommendations you can take to further strengthen your password-protected accounts, like online banking. Multi-factor authentication sounds techie, but even popular sites like Google are moving in this direction, and it's not as scary as it sounds.