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  • Critical vulnerabilities in web-based password managers found

    14.07.2014

    A group of researchers from University of California, Berkeley, have analyzed five popular web-based password managers and have discovered - and then responsibly reported - vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to learn a userís credentials for arbitrary websites.

  • The building blocks of a successful authentication infrastructure

    03.07.2014

    In this interview, Josh Alexander, CEO of Toopher, discusses how an increasingly mobile workforce shapes the way an organization deals with authentication issues, provides advice to a CISO with the task of upgrading an outdated authentication infrastructure, and much more.

  • PayPal 2FA flow partially mitigated, accounts are safe

    26.06.2014

    In the wake of the revelation of a flaw that allows attackers to bypass PayPal's two-factor authentication feature, the e-payment giant has made it temporarily impossible for users who enabled it to log into their PayPal account via the PayPal mobile app and on certain other mobile apps.

  • Critical flaw exposes admin passwords of nearly 32,000 servers

    20.06.2014

    Over 30,000 servers with Supermicro baseboard management controllers (BMCs) on their motherboards are offering up administrator passwords to anyone who knowns where to look, warns Zachary Wikholm, a senior security engineer with the Security Incident Response Team of hosting provider CARI.net.

  • Payment card breach at US restaurant chain P.F. Chang's

    11.06.2014

    Asian-themed US restaurant chain P.F. Chang's China Bistro has apparently suffered a breach that resulted in the theft of customers' payment card data.




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Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.


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