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2014-02-04 12:33:29

UniKey solidifies its market leading Smart Lock technology and is poised to drive solutions beyond the residential market. WINTER PARK, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology innovator UniKey has gone from a prototype on ABC's SharkTank to delivering over 100,000 units of product in a partnership with North American residential lock leader Kwikset. In just under 3 months, demand for Kwikset's Kevo, powered by UniKey, has demonstrated that consumers are embracing the first...

2014-02-03 23:03:14

Tools4ever’s software assists educational entity IT leaders manage their identity and access management issues. Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Tools4ever, the worldwide market leader in identity and access management solutions, announced today that several school districts, secondary schools and universities throughout the United States have implemented the company’s identity and access management solutions during the fourth quarter of 2013. The educational entities...

2014-02-02 12:20:26

MONTREAL, Feb. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced that 22,421 user names and passwords and 5 valid credit card numbers of Bell small-business customers were posted on the Internet this weekend. The posting results from illegal hacking of an Ottawa-based third-party supplier's information technology system. In line with our strict privacy and security policies, Bell is contacting affected small business customers, has disabled all affected passwords, and has informed...

Yahoo Mail Hacked Again
2014-01-31 12:55:40

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo just rejoined the ranks of companies that have been compromised by hackers. The company said its Yahoo Mail servers were hacked, and sent a notice to users advising that passwords be changed. Yahoo has been through this before with its Yahoo Mail users. However, after a holiday shopping season where a number of retail accounts were compromised by hackers who gained access to credit card information from hundreds of millions of...

2014-01-28 08:36:43

World's #1 Password Manager and Form Filler is Now a Free Windows Phone App FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siber Systems, Inc., maker of RoboForm, the world's most popular password manager, today announced the availability of RoboForm for Windows Phone, a free app that extends the power of RoboForm to smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system. RoboForm for Windows Phone lets users securely log-in to any number of Web accounts, fill in forms with personal...

2014-01-24 23:22:07

The Roundup findings suggest that some of the top e-commerce sites in the US fail to implement basic password policies that could adequately protect their users’ personal data. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Today, Dashlane announces the first edition of its quarterly Personal Data Security Roundup. Consumers increasingly share their personal data, including payment information, with a growing number of e-retailers. The keys that protect their personal data are the passwords they...

2014-01-23 23:04:58

AuthenWare has integrated its new Tune Tapping technology with Google Apps so now a user can access their Google account without typing a User ID or Password. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 AuthenWare®, the leading vendor of Behavioral Biometrics uses its innovative biometric authentication and real-time fraud detection software to eliminate typing User IDs and Passwords, enabling users to simply tap a few notes of a favorite tune instead. TAP A TUNE. This amazing Tune Tapping...

Worst Passwords Annual List Released By SplashData
2014-01-21 05:58:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mobile phone software company SplashData has released its annual list of the 25 most frequently used online passwords, and for the first time in the brief history of the list, there's a new #1! During the first two years in which the Los Gatos, California-based firm first started analyzing the most common passwords among those leaked by hacker, “password” topped the list. This year, however, it has fallen to the second-place...

2014-01-20 23:20:42

The 2013 list of worst passwords, influenced by postings from the Adobe breach, demonstrates the importance of not basing passwords on the application or website being accessed. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 SplashData has announced its annual list of the 25 most common passwords found on the Internet. For the first time since SplashData began compiling its annual list, "password" has lost its title as the most common and therefore Worst Password, and two-time runner-up...

Starbucks App Vulnerabilities
2014-01-16 12:30:42

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first rule of creating a successful app is to protect your users' passwords. Yet Starbucks created an app that stores usernames, email addresses and passwords in clear text, leaving one of the most popular apps in the US vulnerable to attack. Starbucks confirmed late on Tuesday that passwords were not encrypted, Computerworld reports. The credentials in the app are available to anyone with access to the phone by connecting the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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