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Twitch is Hacked: Sends Mixed Messages About New Passwords

Twitch, the live video community for gamers, announced yesterday that ‘there may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user account information.’ They had been hacked. That’s never good, and because the hackers may have had access to usernames and passwords, Twitch took the very sensible step of cancelling passwords and is forcing their users […]

Yahoo’s On-demand Passwords – Safe or Just Simple?

Yahoo’s on-demand passwords are simple, but are they safe? Yahoo just announced what they call ‘a new, simple way to log in’. With the new opt-in login process, Yahoo will send you an SMS text to your phone with a temporary password that you can use to log in to your account. Yahoo is shifting […]

The Π of passwords

It’s Pi Day (3/14). And this year is even more special because it’s 2015, so we get Pi out to 4 digits 3/14/15. But wait – it gets even better. At 9:26:53 today, you’ll be able to celebrate Pi to the ninth decimal point: 3.141592653. That’s very coooooooool – even if you’re not into geeky […]

FREAK Attack Security Flaw – What You Need to Know

Security experts have identified a new web encryption vulnerability that has been dubbed the ‘FREAK attack’. FREAK attack ‘allows an attacker to intercept HTTPS connections between vulnerable clients and servers and force them to use weakened encryption, which the attacker can break to steal or manipulate sensitive data.’ The sensitive data could, for example, involve […]

Synchronize Your Data – iOS Edition

Synchronize your data – iOS edition Sticky Password supports several options for synchronizing your data across your devices. Today I’ll show you two secure ways to synchronize your data on your iOS device: over the Cloud and over a local Wi-Fi. Note: the synchronization option is available only for Sticky Password Premium users. 1. Cloud […]

NPR: You Might Want to Take Another Pass at Your Passwords

NPR brings attention to passwords in a recent segment of Morning Edition (text and audio). They do a nice job pointing out how haphazardly – i.e. poorly – many people approach passwords and password security by, for example: – using really bad passwords like ‘password’ or ‘123457’ (The tricky part (not!) is supposed to be […]

Computer America Radio Talk Show with Guest Sticky Password

Recently, we were invited to give our insights about passwords on the Computer America Radio Talk Show. We thought you might enjoy hearing our talk with Craig and Ben! Have a listen: About Computer America: Carried live for two hours each weeknight, Computer America® is the longest running, nationally syndicated radio talk show dedicated to […]

Sticky Password Earns PCMag Editors’ Choice Rating

Neil Rubenking at PCMag: An Excellent Choice Sticky Password Premium is an effective password manager, and the new biometric authentication options are quite welcome. It handles oddball logins better than most competitors, offers multiple syncing options, and even manages passwords for applications. Check out the entire review at PCMag.com or DOWNLOAD NOW  

Spears Computer World Review

John Spears reviews Sticky Password Premium at Spears Computer World. Check it out.  

#ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Safer Internet Day 2015

We always enjoy #ChatSTC Twitter Chats, so we were more than happy to join colleagues in the security industry to bring attention to Safer Internet Day 2015. The Safer Internet Day initiative is organized ever year by Ins@fe. Check out the transcript to find out what @StaySafeOnline @STOPTHINKCONNECT @Webroot @IntelSecurity @garyjdavis @iKeepSafe @ConnectSafely @ITRCSD @StickyPassword […]