How to Use Sudo without Password in Linux

How to Use Sudo without Password in Linux

If you’re the only one using your Linux computer, why have it continuously nag you for password? Learn how to use sudo without a password in Linux.

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What Makes a Strong Password

What Makes a Strong Password

The definition of a strong password has changed over the years. What seems to be a strong password last year is no longer so this year. Here’s what make a strong password.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Password-Protect Folders and Files in Linux

How to Password-Protect Folders and Files in Linux

In Linux, you can restrict users from file access with a few commands. Here is how you can password protect folders and files in Linux using file ownership and groups as a password protection measure.

By Casey Houser -
How to Enable Passwordless SSH Logins on Linux

How to Enable Passwordless SSH Logins on Linux

Passwords suck. Using passwords for remote SSH logins on Linux really sucks. Learn how to create SSH encryption keys to log in to Linux servers securely without the need for a password.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Disable the Root Account in Linux

How to Disable the Root Account in Linux

Deleting the root user is a security precaution and overall just something that is good to do. Here is how you can disable the root account in Linux.

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How to Show Passwords in Firefox

How to Show Passwords in Firefox

Want to temporarily see your password as you type it in the password field? Try installing a Firefox add-on called Show Password Field for convenience.

By Kim Barloso -
How to Securely Reset Your Android Device

How to Securely Reset Your Android Device

To wipe your Android phone, doing a factory reset is not enough. Here is how you can securely reset your Android device so your data is beyond recovery.

By Mahesh Makvana -
What to Do When You’ve Been Hacked

What to Do When You’ve Been Hacked

As of late, many people have been hacked and are the victims of password leaks and Trojan horse infections. The following are some tips if it happens to you

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Do Sentences Make Better Passwords?

Do Sentences Make Better Passwords?

One proposition that security experts made recently was to use short sentences as passwords, rather than a complicated string of characters. Let’s see if this is a more secure method.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Android Lock Screens, Which Option Has the Best Security?

Android Lock Screens, Which Option Has the Best Security?

Securing your Android phone or tablet is quite easy. Android OS actually offers a few different options for you to secure your phone. The only question is, which option provides the best security without compromising the ease of use? Let check it out.

By Trevor Dobrygoski -
Best Apps to Manage Your Passwords on OS X [Mac]

Best Apps to Manage Your Passwords on OS X [Mac]

When I need to login to my account fast, the last thing I want to do is to sort through my memory to find the correct password. If you’re looking for a better way to manage your passwords, here are a couple of great password managers you can use.

By Ari Simon -
How To Create Password Protected Video Files [Windows]

How To Create Password Protected Video Files [Windows]

Although Windows comes with its own media player, Windows Media Player, there is a wide variety of third party media player software available in free and paid versions. Windows Media Player is the preferred audio and video player for most people but some people like to go for more convenient media players like VLC Player […]

By Usman Khurshid -
How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

Is your Apple ID tied to an email address that you don’t really use anymore? Is it getting harder to remember it when you want to sign into your iTunes, or your other Mac services? If, like a growing number of users, you signed up for your Apple ID using a student mailbox from your […]

By Katie Gatto -
4 Best Practices To Secure Your Hotmail Account

4 Best Practices To Secure Your Hotmail Account

Even though we discussed a lot about Gmail, Hotmail is still the leading email service in term of users. Gmail has introduced many security functions to secure the accounts of the people. Microsoft has also been doing great with Hotmail security but the features have largely been untold and silently integrated with Hotmail. Here, we […]

By Usman Khurshid -
How To Protect Your Sensitive Documents In Windows 7

How To Protect Your Sensitive Documents In Windows 7

Do you ever have a confidential document that you don’t want others to see? How do you protect it from creeping eyes? While there are many tools in the market, both free and paid, that allow you to encrypt your files and folders, we are not going to discuss about them today. Instead, we will […]

By Angel Luis -
How To Change Your TweetDeck Password [Quick Tips]

How To Change Your TweetDeck Password [Quick Tips]

On the first read, you may be wondering “how difficult can it be to change a password? Can’t I just go to my account and change the password?” Well, that may be the case for any other account, but when it comes to TweetDeck, you are out of luck. If you are a TweetDeck user […]

By Damien -