logins

logins

Facebook's Copycat Tendencies: A Sign of Strength, not Weakness

pandodaily.com
The tipping point for Facebook was back in Spring 2007. The site had only been open to the non-college/highschool world at large for less than a year, and was just finally overcoming the broader “isn’t that just a site for college kids?” stigma. That’s also about the time Facebook...
Facebook's Copycat Tendencies: A Sign of Strength, not Weakness

Google Close To Launching Google Drive, Foxconn Servers Hacked, Google Wallet Security Snag Demoed

www.fastcompany.com
Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Google Launching Cloud Drive Soon? Google's Drive, a cloud storage service powered by the search giant, may be close to launch, the Wall Street Journal has heard. Such a cloud storage service (if free) could directly challenge reigning Web...
Google Close To Launching Google Drive, Foxconn Servers Hacked, Google Wallet Security Snag Demoed

Google Closing Social Login Gap With Facebook

marketingland.com
Facebook has been the dominant source of social logins, but Google is closing the gap and now accounts for more than one-third of all social logins. That’s according to the latest quarterly report from Janrain. After a couple years of consecutive gains, Facebook’s share of social logins... Please visit Marketing...
Google Closing Social Login Gap With Facebook

Human Rights Group Deploys An 'Empathy Test' Captcha System To Help Sites Fend Off Trolls

www.techdirt.com
Fact: if you have a site with any amount of traffic and open comment threads, you're going to draw trolls. There's no method that's been proven to completely rid your site of trolls, though not for a lack of trying. (This one is particularly mischevious.) Various sites have tried anything...
Human Rights Group Deploys An 'Empathy Test' Captcha System To Help Sites Fend Off Trolls

Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses

www.engadget.com
It took quite awhile for the official Gmail app to arrive for our Apple-toting friends, but when it debuted, it lacked many features enjoyed by Android users. Well, today the iOS Gmail app got a refresh that brings it a bit closer to the green bot version. Chiefly, notification...
Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses

Hacker group GhostShell claims attack on FBI, Interpol, NASA, and Pentagon, theft of 1.6M accounts

thenextweb.com
The hacktivist group GhostShell today announced its biggest attack yet: #ProjectWhiteFox, which targets the ESA, the FBI, the Federal Reserve, Interpol, NASA, and the Pentagon, as well as many companies that partner with these organizations. The team says it has released 1.6 million accounts and records from fields such as...
Hacker group GhostShell claims attack on FBI, Interpol, NASA, and Pentagon, theft of 1.6M accounts

Teen Hacker Banned From The Internet For Six Years

www.techdirt.com
A teenaged hacker known as Cosmo the God, who was involved in a number of big site takedowns earlier this year, and who is considered a "social engineering mastermind" has been sentenced to probation. The terms include a ban on internet access until his 21st birthday, six years from now,...
Teen Hacker Banned From The Internet For Six Years
Apple Rumor Patrol: The Next iPhone Is Nearly Here--Will It Be NFC-Ready?

Best Buy's CinemaNow opens home disc-to-digital program, makes cloud copies of DVDs for a fee

www.engadget.com
One interesting development of the UltraViolet program has been Walmart / Vudu's in-store disc-to-digital program, and now Best Buy is apparently ready to offer similar functionality, but within the comfort of one's own home. The Best Buy-owned CinemaNow is flashing a Disc to Digital beta page that offers downloads...
Best Buy's CinemaNow opens home disc-to-digital program, makes cloud copies of DVDs for a fee

Yahoo Login is more popular than Facebook. Are you covered?

blog.js-kit.com
On PaidContent today, they have shared our login data which reveals some suprising information about the state of delegated identity on the web. Here’s how we think  the new login data makes sense for major publishers. To increase distribution, major media properties like Time and Forbes are leveraging their...
Yahoo Login is more popular than Facebook. Are you covered?

Gmail iOS app updated with support for Notification Center, “Send-as” option, and persistent logins

9to5mac.com
Google just updated the Gmail iOS app with a number of new features as highlighted below: What’s New in Version 1.2.7812 - Notification Center support. Banners, alerts and lock screen notification options. - “Send-as”. Alternate sender support, if configured within Gmail. - Persistent login. Sessions no longer expire....
Gmail iOS app updated with support for Notification Center, “Send-as” option, and persistent logins

How to find happiness in a world of password madness

www.pcworld.com
In early August, Wired reporter Mat Honan had his most precious passwords hacked via a complex series of social engineering exploits. The breach made headlines because it exposed security flaws in Apple and Amazon customer service policies; but let's not forget that the Honan saga capped a long summer...
How to find happiness in a world of password madness

It’s ‘Change Your Password Day’ and Dashlane will manage them all for you [invites]

thenextweb.com
I think it’s safe to say that a lot of us fall victim to picking really bad passwords. Or if we pick a good one, we tend to use it over and over again. It’s not that we don’t want to be secure, it’s just a real pain in the...
It’s ‘Change Your Password Day’ and Dashlane will manage them all for you [invites]

Should All Web Traffic Be Encrypted?

www.codinghorror.com
The prevalence of free, open WiFi has made it rather easy for a WiFi eavesdropper to steal your identity cookie for the websites you visit while you're connected to that WiFi access point. This is something I talked about in Breaking the Web's Cookie Jar. It's difficult to fix...
Should All Web Traffic Be Encrypted?

Google I/O Day 2: Here’s everything you need to know about today’s event

thenextweb.com
Today at the second day of Google’s I/O event, Google has announced quite a bit of news, including the release of Chrome onto iOS, updates to Google Drive, Chrome OS and more. If you missed yesterday’s announcements head here first. As you might expect, there’s heaps of information to cover,...
Google I/O Day 2: Here’s everything you need to know about today’s event

In Which NY Times Reporter Jenna Wortham Accidentally Reveals How She Violated Both The CFAA & The DMCA

www.techdirt.com
Over the past few months and weeks there's been much greater attention paid to both the CFAA and the anti-circumvention provisions of the DMCA, and how both are in need of serious reform. The attention to anti-circumvention was galvanized around the fact that unlocking your mobile phone became illegal again,...
In Which NY Times Reporter Jenna Wortham Accidentally Reveals How She Violated Both The CFAA & The DMCA
Google updates Gmail iOS app with Notification Center support, persistent login

Symantec launches Norton Identity Safe as standalone beta app

betanews.com
Symantec on Tuesday launched the public beta of Norton Identity Safe, a free password management application for mobile and desktop devices. The software was originally a feature built into Norton Internet Security and Norton 360, and is now available for the first time as a standalone application. Norton Identity...
Symantec launches Norton Identity Safe as standalone beta app

Personal Takes Its Secure Vault For All Of Your Private, Digital Data Mobile With iOS App

techcrunch.com
Startup Personal, which aims to give consumers control over their digital data, is debuting an iPhone app today, adding to the company’s existing web and Android apps. Personal is a free web and mobile service that helps you take control of all the digital information about yourself and your life,...
Personal Takes Its Secure Vault For All Of Your Private, Digital Data Mobile With iOS App
Stoke's Wi-Fi Exchange gateway promises easier data offloading for mobile carriers and users

Umbel Gets Strategic Investment From Knight Foundation To Change The Way Online Audiences Are Measured

techcrunch.com
Reporting and analytics firm Umbel wants to provide new metrics for measuring content online, to help publishers better monetize their content. And it’s getting some validation from the Knight Foundation, which was just announced as a strategic investor in the startup. Umbel uses big data analysis of publisher data to...
Umbel Gets Strategic Investment From Knight Foundation To Change The Way Online Audiences Are Measured

Norton launches beta of Identify Safe cloud service

www.ipodnn.com
Norton has begun a beta of a new cloud-based security service, Identify Safe. The technology is meant to save and sync private web form data across multiple browsers and devices, primarily logins and credit card information. So far the only computer platform to support the Identify Safe client is Windows,...
Norton launches beta of Identify Safe cloud service

Anybeat Founder Dmitry Shapiro Officially Moves to Google

allthingsd.com
Anybeat CEO Dmitry Shapiro has started at Google, the company told AllThingsD. Shapiro is now a officially group product manager on the Google+ team, confirming recent speculation. As for the alternative social network Shapiro founded, it’s now completely shut down and redirects to a splash page for a yet-to-launch start-up...
Anybeat Founder Dmitry Shapiro Officially Moves to Google

Google rolling out new Gmail multiple account login page

9to5google.com
According to a report on TNW, Google appears to be testing a new Gmail login page that will make it much easier to log in and out of multiple accounts. The current Gmail login page requires users to enter their login information each time they sign in from the...
Google rolling out new Gmail multiple account login page
Live notes, observations from Google's I/O 2013 keynote

New phishing attack targets Apple ID logins with compromised sites

appleinsider.com
A new report urges web users to be cautious in their surfing habits, as more than a hundred websites have been compromised by phishers looking to steal visitors' Apple IDs.    ...
New phishing attack targets Apple ID logins with compromised sites
Details on the denial of service attack that targeted Ars Technica
Google simplifies multiple account interface
For today's IT professional, the iPad is an addition, not a replacement

Comcast confirms full HBO Go access on Xbox 360 coming next week

www.engadget.com
Just as the rumors indicated, Comcast has revealed its subscribers will be able to access the standard HBO Go app on the Xbox 360 starting "early next week." The only bad news? There's still no news on when / if those Comcast logins will ever give HBO Go streaming...
Comcast confirms full HBO Go access on Xbox 360 coming next week
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?