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When should you change your passwords?

Phil Muncaster, the guest writer at ESET, probes whether that is the right question to ask and suggests what else you should consider when it comes to keeping your accounts safe.

How to create a user‑friendly strong password

Roman Cuprik, content writer at ESET explains that don’t torture people with exceedingly complex password composition rules but do blacklist commonly used passwords, plus other ways to help people hel...

Pet’s name a preferred password for many

Amer Owaida, Security Writer at ESET discusses a study conducted recently in UK reveals that one in six people use their pet’s name as their password, which has become so common and easily hacka...

Had your face stolen?

Cameron Camp, security researcher at ESET explains that it is easy to reset your password or PIN after a data breach. But to reset your face for face recognition biometrics is far from being easy.

How to secure your phone’s lock screen?

Amer Owaida, Security Writer at ESET explains that from the humble passcode to biometric authentication, there are quite a few options to lock your Android phone? But which of them are more secure tha...

Over 23 million accounts breached using ‘123456’ password

Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET highlights the notorious six-digit string continues to ‘reign supreme’ among the most-hacked passwords.

How to avoid heat traces steal your passwords

Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET discusses the new format of cyber attack known as “Thermanator” and explains how an attacker can use your body heat against you in order to steal your...

Google to Replace 2-Factor with ‘Advanced Protection’ Keys

Google is reportedly close to rolling out a hardware replacement for current 2-factor authentication setups. Right now, adding the need for a constantly changing code is one of the best ways to protec...

Do You Make Bad Password Decisions?

Internet users across the globe are yet to master how to use passwords effectively to protect themselves online. Research from Kaspersky Lab has shown that people are putting their online safety at ri...

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