Lookout acquires SaferPass to combat identity theft

Lookout announced the acquisition of SaferPass, a forward-thinking Password Management company that offers secure online identity solutions to both consumers and businesses.

Had your face stolen lately?

You can reset your PIN after a data breach, you can reset your password after a data breach, you can reset your security questions after a data breach – but can you reset your face? Sure, there’s surgery, but clearly that’s asymmetry of the amount of effort you’ll need to expend in response to a vendor’s careless handling of biometric data. Subsequent resets could get even weirder. This elevates identify theft to a whole new level.

Six best practices to guard against identity theft

Secure your home wireless network, only use IoT devices that let you change the password and manage security settings, and securely dispose of old phones, laptops, and storage devices.