By now the Amazon boxes are piling up in your house before the holidays. Before you toss them in the recycling, Give Back Box wants them. The service, in partnership with Amazon, will give you free shipping labels to send donations to Goodwill.
In any industry, it’s hard to evaluate your skills if you’re self-taught. When are your skills good enough to start freelancing? Self-taught coder Joyce Akiko answers this question, particularly for other programmers like herself.
Every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows, its servers get slammed. To help alleviate this burden, Windows 10 can download updates from other users’ computers. The problem is, it can use up your bandwidth and data caps to do so. Here’s how to turn it off.
Bad news first, folks. LastPass, our favorite password manager (and yours) has been hacked. It’s time to change your master password. The good news is, the passwords you have saved for other sites should be safe.
According to the Daily Dot, nearly 5 million usernames and passwords to Gmail accounts have been leaked on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Here’s what you should know. The list has since been taken down, and most sources are saying that lots of the information is quite old-though others are claiming 60% of the passwords are still valid (not to mention really, really horrible).
S If you have an eBay account, it’s time to change your password. The company released a statement today saying their internal and customer databases were compromised earlier this year, and starting today they’ll prompt everyone to change their passwords. Attackers made off with names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, and of course, encrypted passwords.
URL shortening service Bitly announced a security breach regarding account credentials today. Here’s what you need to know. Bitly announced that account credentials including users email addresses, encrypted passwords, API keys and OAuth tokens have been compromised.