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Multiple identities: the key to email security

After some Yahoo email addresses and passwords were stolen, it's a good time to make some security changes to your email account even if you're not a Yahoo mail user.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 04:41am EST

Tags: michelle basch, cyber security, email

Starbucks storing mobile passwords in clear text

Starbucks executives confirm the company's mobile app, the most used mobile-payment app in the United States, has been storing usernames, email addresses and passwords in clear text, according to Computerworld.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 08:33am EST

Tags: Starbucks mobile, Starbucks, Computerworld,

PayPal researching password alternatives

Well passwords could be a thing of the past as companies, like PayPal, develop new ways to verify consumers' identities.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 02:27pm EST

Tags: internet security, banking, online shopping

PIN codes you shouldn't choose but likely will

Data analysis researchers find 1234, 1111 and 0000 make up 20 percent of all four-digit pass codes.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 06:32am EDT

Tags: PIN codes, Neal Augenstein

The most common (and hackable) passwords

Despite repeated reports of passwords leaking online, people are still choosing ones that are easy to hack, a new report finds.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 01:10pm EDT

Tags: password leak

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 08:50am EDT

Tags: morning stories, silver line, metro, Trayvon Martin, Eleanor Holmes Norton, social media, tolls, Rolls Royce, david burd