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  • 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.

  • Reveton ransomware now comes with password stealers

    20.08.2014

    The Reveton screen-locking ransomware is still with us, and it's evolving.

  • 51% of consumers share passwords

    20.08.2014

    Consumers are inadvertently leaving back doors open to attackers as they share log in details and sign up for automatic log on to mobile apps and services, according to new research by Intercede.




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Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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