Password Selection Rules: Corporate Edition

File Under: Funny CORPORATE DIRECTIVE NUMBER 88-570471 In order to increase the security of all company computing facilities, and to avoid the possibility of unauthorized use of these facilities, new rules are being put into effect concerning the selection of passwords. All users of computing facilities are instructed to change their passwords to conform to […]

Death by Passwords

Have you ever noticed that when you ask a friend how many passwords he or she has, the answer is almost always between 10 and 20? When you think about it, that really isn’t a lot, BUT they’ll go on to tell you how hard life is with all these passwords.* “So, how do you […]

Using Sticky Password with Skype

In previous tutorials, I’ve shown you how Sticky Password can automatically fill in your credentials for your favorite websites and log you in automatically. You can also use Sticky Password for your favorite programs and applications like Skype. In today’s tutorial, I’ll show you how add a new application account for Skype. Adding Skype to your App Accounts Launch […]

Russian Security Breach Revealed: What It Is and What You Need to Do

The headline in The New York Times is daunting, “Russian Hacking Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords”. Yes: BILLION! The story? It is being reported that a close knit group of Russian hackers have breached massive amounts of data. Here are the numbers: more than 420,000 websites have been harvested and data stolen from them, […]

I Know Where Your Cat Lives and More Than You’d Like Me to Know

The folks at Data Privacy Day recently brought a couple of great items to our attention: cats, students and sex, drugs and rock and roll, and metadata. Talk about great content for blogging! Let’s face it, baby boomers had it easy. Everyone was drinking in dorms, smoking, hanging out with all sorts of characters that […]

Connecting Your Notebook or PC to Your StickyAccount

Today I’ll show you how to connect your computer – notebook or PC – to your StickyAccount. Your StickyAccount is your online account where you can manage your Sticky Password 7 license and settings, and everything to do with backing-up and syncing your passwords on your authorized devices using Sticky Password cloud storage. Your StickyAccount […]

So far 375 million customer records compromised in 2014

We’ve reached the halfway point of the year and it’s a good time to evaluate the situation in data security so far in 2014. According to the numbers, the bad guys are having a bumper crop this year. The folks at Help Net Security have assembled their report for data breaches since January, and the […]

Connecting Your Android to Your StickyAccount

Today I’ll show you how to connect your Android device to your StickyAccount. Your StickyAccount is your online account where you can manage your Sticky Password 7 license and settings, and everything to do with backing-up and syncing your passwords on your authorized devices using Sticky Password cloud storage. Your StickyAccount is protected by your […]

Chatting With Mauricio Estrella – Author of How A Password Changed My Life

Mauricio Estrella has become quite a celebrity over the past few weeks and rightfully so. In just one week, he received 800,000 views of his inspirational blog post How a Password Changed My Life. Since then, the blog has been carried by the likes of Huffington Post, Business Insider, The Daily Mail, Lifehacker and the […]

To Re-use, or Not to Re-use, That is the Password Question

Humans tend to look for the easy way out – it’s in our DNA. That’s right, we’re lazy. Before you get upset at us for being so direct, remember that this is what leads to innovation and most energy- and time-saving inventions like the wheel, sliced bread, dishwashers and the computer or smart device that […]