Authentication using visual codes: what can go wrong
Posted on 18 December 2013.
Several password replacement schemes have been suggested that use a visual code to log in. However the visual code can often be relayed, which opens up a major vulnerability. Can anything be done, and what compromises need to be made to protect users?

Learn more in this PasswordsCon Bergen 2013 presentation by Chris Warrington, Pico project, University of Cambridge.






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New Zeus variant targets users of 150 banks

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  A new variant of the infamous Zeus banking and information-stealing Trojan has been created to target the users of over 150 different banks and 20 payment systems in 15 countries, including the UK, the US, Russia, Spain and Japan.


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