Check if you’re the victim of a database breach with ‘Have I Been Pwned?’

Find out if you might be the victim of a big database breach with this new online tool.

Error 451: Freedom of speech not found. UK Gawker readers left baffled

Gawker’s article about Rebekah Brooks and senior members of the Murdoch media empire is blocked from UK readers.

But once something is published on the internet, it’s very very hard to hide it. As soon as something is “out there”, your chances of being able to lock it away back in a box are often very small.

The top 50 passwords you should never use

Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess password?

Maybe now’s the time to fix that before it’s too late.

Passwords compromised at Gawker, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Kotaku, Deadspin and more..

Following a security breach at Gawker Media, computer users who have left comments on websites such as Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Gawker, Jezebel, io9, Jalopnik, Kotaku, Deadspin, and Fleshbot are being advised to change their passwords as a matter of priority.

Gawker blog network suffers denial-of-service attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.