There are only two things you need to know about the gmail mess from Wednesday: It was not a hack of 5 million gmail accounts. Use Google to check the integrity of your account, not a third party site like isLeaked.com. And then go set up two-step authentication on your email.
UPDATED: By now, you should have heard about the Heartbleed bug that decimated encryption for web servers that were using a version of OpenSSL dated December 31, 2011 or later. The latest news on this ongoing story is on my Storify. What to do? Change your passwords on accounts where you would be upset if […]
You’ve heard by now that Evernote had a major security breach and is forcing its customers to reset passwords… 50 million accounts. What you may not have realized is that Evernote’s email announcing the problem – a much more transparent and prompt response to the issue than most of the tech giants who preceded them […]