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Importing Your Passwords – iOS Edition

In an earlier tutorial, I showed you how to connect your iPhone or iPad to your StickyAccount in order to take advantage of the backup and synching capabilities and have your passwords on all your devices. Today I’ll show you another way to get all your passwords and other data into your iOS device: manually […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 4 Places You Might Get Hacked [infographic]

Today’s always connected culture has significantly increased the potential for hackers to breach one of your online accounts. It’s just as likely that you access your online accounts through your home computer, as it is that you’ll do it on one of your mobile devices like your smartphone and tablet. In order to outsmart the […]

Has Social Media Really Changed Everything?

What is it with people when it comes to new technologies? They get all silly-like as if society’s rules and laws don’t apply anymore? We weren’t around back in the early days of the telephone, but we think it might have gone something like this: It’s 1925. Bob is mad at Joe because Joe said […]

Under the covers with HR and your Facebook password

Joe killed it. The interview was just about over and Joe felt really good. He had been ready and answered all the questions just the way he wanted. As he started to get up to say goodbye, the interviewer shook his hand and said: ‘Joe, we like you. You seem normal (the last guy was […]

I, Resolution

They were angry with us. The family was at our brother’s house over the weekend. The grumbling began after lunch. ‘It’s the middle of January and you still haven’t told us your New Year’s resolution,’ they said. We shrugged. We’re happy with our weight, we’re sort of organized, we don’t smoke and we’ve already done […]