Yahoo hack reveals most-used passwords Video
Yahoo hack reveals most-used passwords Video Transcript
It's time to train your brain for the gold medal in multitasking. I'm Bridget Carey and this is your CNET updates. Folks we have another nasty -- hack on our hands this time it's for Yahoo!. More than 450000. User names and passwords for Yahoo! -- -- -- posted online and the hackers say this was done as a wake up call to Yahoo! to step up security. This is the same tech hack technique. It was used against Sony and the PlayStation network last year it's another reminder to not repeat the past -- it's -- the big -- like Yahoo! you can't trust the security. It's also scary how many people use easy passwords CNET comb through the expose data and found the most common password was. One to get a 456. Then next most popular was all one and all zeroes that -- password is used by 780. Pounds. And that column I welcome -- yet welcomed hackers I don't -- The -- -- also quite popular one. Selling very well -- terms also dominated like ninja and Superman -- can't Star Wars hand. And CC 1701. The registry of USS enterprise he asked not boldly go with that is your password is. So DirecTV and Viacom are having a battle over money has pardoned by -- he's not showing icon channels like Comedy Central and TV. But now this is turning nasty because bank -- disabled watching popular shows from the web. So great act now despite is affecting everyone. Had to -- to find episodes in the -- time. Get ready for the -- social Olympics yet it has and be seen Adobe at creed two mobile apps for streaming all the -- has never been done before. And asked me filled with extra footage it's all part of this growing trend -- you'd be -- on two screens at once it teeny tablet. NBC and the BBC also partnered with FaceBook to track what's been said and shared online. During the seventeen day event. You're gonna get hit with Olympics and FaceBook from every angle also FaceBook is changing groups that seek and see exactly who as rate each post -- in a group. It'll -- with having read the post if you click it like it or even just open the group page which isn't always an indicator that you read everything on the page. But analysts -- -- did so just keep that in mind repeats. And today's app to watch is the -- -- if you gain from the makers of Angry Birds and it's out now are Apple and Android devices. It's similar to Angry Birds because it's a bunch of physics puzzles. Use a series of objects that bounce and ricochet to create a contraption. That in the and -- triggers and that's your tech news -- were today warned the story since they showed cnet.com slash update on our state is in New York average --
Molly Wood reveals some tips and tricks that will make your Yahoo Web searches faster and easier.
Brian and the crew give you an inside look into what it takes to make one of CNET's most-popular shows.
Thousands of e-mail passwords are exposed, the iPhone gets Flash support...sort of, and an ATM will recycle your old gadgets.
Video leaks apparently show off a shell for the iPad 3, Android is the most-used mobile browser, and a device from Japan will shut you up from afar.
Sony comes clean about six days after its network "intrusion" and admits that its hack attack actually led to the reveal of tens of millions of usernames, addresses, dates of birth, and maybe even passwords, security questions, and credit card numbers. So, that's a pretty bad day over at Sony. Also, Apple "comes clean" on its location data tracking, claiming that it's not happening, and even if it is happening, it's not that accurate, and even if it is that accurate, it's just so they can serve you better iAds. Wait, what?
If you're a DirecTV viewer who just can't live without the TiVo interface and can settle for its operational caveats, the aging DirecTV HR10-250 HD TiVo is a worthwhile DVR option.
Natali Del Conte Morris joins us on today's show to talk voting, iOS 4.2 and the curse of that dreaded mute switch, and some notes from the future of technology (hint: it knows where you are). Plus: the real reason DirecTV dropped G4! --Molly
Windows 7 shows off some cool features to improve your typing technique. Veronica gives you the lowdown on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Sharon Vaknin reveals some tips for making secure passwords and shows you the best ways to keep track of them all.
Twitter wants to make one thing clear to the media -- it takes two to protect Twitter accounts. Twitter sent out a warning memo asking media groups to do their part to protect passwords after several high-profile accounts were hacked. CNET's Sumi Das and Seth Rosenblatt have the Inside Scoop on what Twitter is doing to prevent future hacks, including work on two-factor authentication.
- Yahoo's password hack: What you need to know (FAQ)
- Yahoo breach: Swiped passwords by the numbers
- Yahoo password breach shows we're all really lazy
- Viacom escalates DirecTV fight, pulls popular shows from Web
- NBC Olympics to stream games live on mobile devices
- Facebook shows who read a Group post
- Rovio tries to strike gold twice with Amazing Alex game