Larry Bridwell Talks About Passwords with Hannah Kuchler of the Financial Times

Hannah Kuchler of the Financial Times talks with our Larry Bridwell and other industry leaders about the future of authentication – i.e. passwords. Advances in authentication methods have long predicted the demise of the password however there are many reasons why existing security techniques will be with us for the foreseeable future. In a “the more […]

Passwords Made Them Do It

A news station in Denver, Colorado, recently did an investigative report claiming that the local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was biased because of a list of joke passwords that was being passed around the office. (Scroll down to watch the video.) Here’s our anchorman: “The idea here is that you walk in and they’ve […]

Changes at the Google Web Store

Note: Starting with version 33.x, Google Chrome only supports extensions that are available on the Google Web Store. Of course, the Sticky Password extension is available and ready for you. If you are using Sticky Password on an earlier version of Chrome (pre 33.x) and you upgrade to the latest version of Chrome, you will […]

Hackers and the Passwords They Use

Passwords are the Achilles’ heel of the average hacker. Just think how unfair it would be, if hackers were able to break into other people’s accounts while at the same time they were protected by strong login credentials. As it is, a recent study reveals that hackers are just as much at risk as the […]

What Is It With Big Sports Events and Passwords?

Have you seen the photo that’s been making the rounds on Twitter? It’s some important guy standing in the communications center of the World Cup that’s taking place in Brazil. On one of the huge screens behind him, we can see the password for the WiFi. (By the way, it’s been a great tournament, so […]

Login Automatically Even on Unusual Web Pages

With Sticky Password, it’s easy to log in to even strange and unique online login forms. In today’s tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up your automatic logins for websites that require one or more fields in addition to your login and password, as well as sites that ask for atypical or unusual data. […]

Connecting the Dollars: Data Breaches and Identity Fraud

We get all sorts of questions from people asking about passwords and online security. Not surprisingly, after a data breach occurs we get a lot of email about what to do next. Some of the more cynical folks want proof that fraud is related to data breaches. To us, it seems intuitive: when hackers go […]

Quick Access to your Favorites

Are you taking advantage of all that the Quick Access tab has to offer? Not yet? Well, you should because launching Accounts, opening Bookmarks and displaying Secure Memos is now even easier. If you’ve been using Sticky Password for a while, you know that the websites and links you use most in Sticky Password also […]

Passwords, Uniquely

“Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” Orson Welles (1915-1985) A key element of a strong password is that it must be unique. No copying! Lorrie Faith Cranor has flipped this axiom on its head. Lorrie, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University in […]

Sticky Password Users Safe From The New OpenSSL CCS Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224)

Just two months after the alarming Heartbleed Bug made headlines, a new OpenSSL vulnerability has been identified. Labeled as CVE-2014-0224, the new vulnerability is a CCS injection vulnerability that makes it possible for attackers to read communication sent between a client and server. This is known as a ‘man-in-the-middle’ attack, because the attacker is intercepting […]