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We’re all used to seeing “Log in with Facebook” or “Log in with Google” at sites around the internet — or less frequently, an offer to log in with Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest. It’s a common option at news sites, music streaming services...

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. And again. And again. Passwords are important. But this message still fails to reach millions of people who pick “12345” as their password.

Independent researchers, who requested to stay anon...

Password changes are often recommended to keep your account safe, with some companies enforcing them every 1 - 3 months. We’ll put this myth to rest and show you why changing your password often doesn’t make it more secure.

Conventiona...

If you’re planning on upgrading to a new phone, make sure you remove your personal information before you trade it in. Why? Because your phone could have a lot of sensitive, personal information on it – like your passwords, account numbers,...

Gift cards are one quick way to get through your last-minute holiday shopping list. But before you give (and get) gift cards, here are a few things you need to know.

  • Inspect gift cards before you buy. A gift card should have all...

We’ve come to rely on our smartphones to help complete daily tasks, and this has resulted in the need to recharge our phones multiple times a day. But when you’re far from your charger, public charging kiosks can seem like a good substitute...