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Initiating THE Talk with…Parents #ChatSTC

In our 24/7 online culture, children actively using computers and other digital devices is not only unavoidable, but highly desirable – in the right situations. Our devices are amazing for learning, work, entertainment, not to mention, toys. With a little hand holding and guidance, even the youngest member of the family can enjoy and benefit […]

Stay Safe When Using Public Wi-Fi

It’s tempting, isn’t it? You’re sitting in a coffee shop, on a train or in a shopping mall, and you notice a free Wi-Fi network. Logging on would let you use your laptop or save data on your smart phone plan. But there’s one big problem with taking advantage of these public Wi-Fi networks: Your […]

Mozilla Hack Highlights 2 Basic Security Mantras

Mozilla announced on Friday, September 4, that a hack of their Bugzilla bugtracker enabled unauthorized access to data about unpatched bugs. By using this insider’s knowledge of Firefox’s weaknesses the bad guys were able to exploit at least one bug before it was patched. In other words, bad guys found a way to get in […]

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 […]

Geek News Central Interview During CES 2015 in Vegas with Sticky Password

We talked with Todd Cochrane at CES in Las Vegas: The ex-AVG team at Sticky Password have put together a comprehensive cross-platform password management solution. Here you can see the video interview with Todd who sits down with Tomas to learn more about Sticky Password: Original article can be found here: Sticky Password Password Manager at CES

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Facebook Isn’t Vegas

Bosses and government types who demand passwords to see what employees are saying about them just don’t understand Facebook. Here’s a great example of how it really works. Gulliver Preparatory School in Florida didn’t need passwords to find out what a former employee’s daughter (and former student Dana Snay) said about them in a FB […]