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  • Apple adds two-step verification for iCloud

    17.09.2014

    Apple has announced that the two-step verification option for iCloud accounts now also extends to iCloud backups, preventing attackers who know the target's password from installing the target's backup on a new device and, thusly, from accessing the information contained in it.

  • Freenode suffers breach, asks users to change their passwords

    15.09.2014

    Popular IRC network Freenode has suffered a security breach and is asking users to change their passwords, as they might have been compromised.

  • Massive Gmail credential leak is not result of a breach

    11.09.2014

    By now, you might have heard that there has been a leak of a nearly 5 million username and password combinations associated with Google accounts.

  • Give up on complex passwords, says Microsoft

    04.09.2014

    The Internet is full of advice on how users should go about choosing strong passwords, and on what schemes web admins should implement to make them do so and what protection mechanisms should be used to protect those accounts, but according to a group of researchers from Microsoft and the Carleton University in Canada, there is little available guidance that is actually supported by clear, solid evidence.

  • Namecheap accounts brute-forced by CyberVor gang?

    02.09.2014

    California-based domain registrar and web hosting firm Namecheap has been targeted by hackers, the company's VP of hosting Matt Russell warned on Monday, and said that the attackers are using username and password data gathered from third party sites to brute-force their way into their customers' accounts.




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How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals itís our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


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