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Biggest Data Breach in History: Collection #1

In mid-December, over 770 million email addresses and passwords were posted to a popular hacking forum. At 87 GB of data, it is the largest collection of breached data in history. You can stay safe from this and other breaches by using unique, randomly-generated passwords from Blur. What is Collection #1? The breach (now known […]

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How secure is my password: the ultimate litmus test

Here at Abine, keeping your personal privacy protected is our utmost goal, which is we we post often about password security and what you can do to create secure passwords. Sometimes you’re limited either by number of characters or by types of characters that you can use. Creating secure passwords within a restricted password field […]

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Password generator magic: don’t take on a difficult job alone

There are three important overarching principles about passwords: keep them strong, accessible, and memorable. Password generators let you create strong passwords that can secure your logins and create stronger passwords that ensure that your accounts will be safer from hackers and other external threats. While many free password generators are available online, they lack the […]

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The future of passwords: how sharing with your friends can beef up your security and reduce websites’ data breach risks

If you have online accounts, you’re going to start seeing a lot of two new technologies that help keep your personal data secure and private online. One calls upon your friends to prove that you’re you if you need to recover a forgotten password. The other lets you create and use a password on a […]

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How to protect yourself from any data breach

Data breaches are becoming the norm.  From Zappos to Playstation Network to Global Payments to LinkedIn, it seems like there’s another one every day.  There really is a black market for your data:  the Identity Theft Assistance Center reports that 8.1 million adults in the U.S. suffered identity theft in 2011, each of whom lost […]

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