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  • Thousands of Mozilla developers' emails, passwords exposed

    04.08.2014

    Email addresses and encrypted passwords of tens of thousands of Mozilla developers were accidentally exposed and might have been harvested by malicious individuals, Stormy Peters, director of developer relations, and Joe Stevensen, operations security manager at Mozilla announced on Friday.

  • Selectively re-using bad passwords is not a bad idea, researchers say

    16.07.2014

    For all the repeated advice to use different, complex password for each online account, users are still opting for easy-to-guess, short ones and use them repeatedly across many websites and online services.

  • 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the way an organization deals with authentication issues, provides advice to a CISO with the task of upgrading an outdated authentication infrastructure, and much more.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.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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