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Emoji are about to takeover over your passwords

A British company has developed an emoji-only password option for online banking.

A British company has developed an emoji-only password option for online banking.

Our friends chuckle when we text them a story using emoji. Fun little pictures rich in context and feeling, especially when we can make use of the smiling poo.

But that funny emoji story could also make a very secure password.

The British company Intelligent Environments has developed emoji security technology the developers say will be easier to remember and offer many more combinations that a four-digit PIN code.

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How Safe Is Your Data In The iCloud?

How Safe Is Your Data In The iCloud?

Sure, iCloud’s convenient, but how safe is your data? No need to be alarmed: it’s actually about as well secured as it can possibly be, as long as you’re not an idiot.

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Eric Schmidt: If You’re Worried About Security, Use Chrome And a Mac

Eric Schmidt: If You’re Worried About Security, Use Chrome And a Mac

Wrapping up his D9 interview, Google’s Eric Schmidt had one last piece of advice for anyone worried about online security:

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