Change your Chromebook login ingo with ease
There are several ways to log in to devices and services, but no way is more secure than a strong password. Passwords are great, especially if you use a password manager to create and store them, but sometimes, we can forget them, or they can be leaked from a data breach. This problem is not unique, and all Chromebooks, even the best and most secure, can have password issues. Chromebooks make it easy to change your password or login information.
Keep your Amazon account secure
In the ever-evolving digital landscape, safeguarding your online accounts is paramount. When it comes to e-commerce giants like Amazon, there's a lot of personal data protected by your password, from your photos to your shopping history. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you needed to change or reset your Amazon password but weren't sure how to do it?
Announced last year, it's finally rolling out
Last year, Google announced it would be introducing a feature in Chrome for Android that would allow Assistant to help you change stolen passwords with a few taps. The company had said the new experience would roll out gradually, but it's only about now that more than a handful of users have started to get it on their devices.
Don't let these 'easy to get back on Instagram' emails freak you out — your account hasn't been hacked
No, you're not being spearphished
It's an email we all dread seeing in our inbox. Maybe it's from Spotify, maybe it's from Facebook. And while the subject line can read almost anything, it's the implication that sends chills down our spine: someone's been trying to mess with our account. Going back months and months now, Instagram users have been on the receiving end of pretty damn sus-looking "we've made it easy to get back on Instagram" emails, dangling some eyebrow-raising password-reset links before us. Why are you getting these, and what do they mean?
The Android app was logging credentials in plain text for some
If you just got an email from Slack explaining that you need to reset your password with a big, phishy-looking link, it's legit. The company's Android app was accidentally logging credentials in plain text, and affected customers are being notified via email to reset their passwords. We've reached out to Slack to be triply sure, and company representatives tell us that it's not a scam, they're sending these emails themselves.