Tag: password security

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Jan 17, 2019

Data Breach: Protect Yourself from Incidents Like Collection #1

“Collection #1” Data Breach The Collection #1 data breach exposed over 770 million email addresses and 20 million passwords.  More than 1.1 billion email/password combinations were included in an extensive list that was published online for hackers to access.  Those numbers are staggering. What Does This Mean For You? We predict you may see an increase in […]

Jul 13, 2018

6 Password Security Tips to Protect Against Email Extortion Scam

A clever new email scam that has arisen in the last few days claims to have hacked into your machine and recorded you on a webcam.  The sender of the message references an actual password you recognize, offering support to their scare tactic.  In some cases, it will be a password you used a long […]

Sep 02, 2014

Password Security 101

by Tyson Acosta, Support Services Specialist Our passwords are often what we most love to hate. Changing a password is never fun, and keeping track of our passwords isn’t always easy. Let’s face it, it’s frustrating. Luckily, there are tips and tricks we can use to assist us with creating strong and secure passwords, which […]