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August 1, 2018
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PSA: Reddit reveals security breach, password reset and 2FA upgrade recommended

Reddit announced in a post today that it recently discovered a security incident where a hacker was able to gain access to some user data, including emails and hashed passwords from an old database. more… 9to5Mac

July 9, 2018
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Apple’s latest iPhone X ad uses Face ID to ease password worries

Apple has published a new commercial to its YouTube channel, with a video highlighting the usefulness of Face ID on the iPhone X to help its users stop worrying about forgetting passwords for online services. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 18, 2018
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Chrome 66 for Mac rolling out with saved password export & media autoplay restrictions

Following iOS this afternoon, Chrome 66 is rolling out today for Mac with several user-facing features and policy changes. This includes new media autoplay behavior, a passwords export feature, and other security changes. more… 9to5Mac

January 10, 2018
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macOS High Sierra App Store settings menu not effectively secured by user password

The macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 App Store settings can be unlocked with any password entered by an administrator account — but Apple appears to have already implemented a fix in the beta releases currently in testing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 29, 2017
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macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works: “We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime, setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to your Mac. … Continue reading

February 11, 2017
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Become Tech Savvy: iCloud Keychain and answering your common password management concerns

First time checking out the Tech Savvy series? You’ll get the most value by starting at the beginning and checking out the series overview. Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
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Dozens of popular apps found ‘vulnerable to password cracking’

Image: n3rdabl3.co.uk Popular iOS and Android apps from companies like Walmart, ESPN, Slack and SoundCloud have been found vulnerable to password cracking, according to a recent report from AppBugs. The security firm found that dozens of the most popular apps … Continue reading