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  • Five steps to take to protect your passwords

    08.08.2014

    A report issued this week claimed that a Russian cybercrime group stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords from 420,000 websites.

  • Cyber gang steals 1.2 billion Web credentials

    06.08.2014

    A Russia-based cyber criminal group has managed to accumulate 1.2 billion unique online login credentials by compromising databases of over hundreds of thousands websites and FTP locations, claim researchers from Wisconsin-based Hold Security.

  • 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.




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Overwhelming optimism for information security in 2015

Posted on 19 November 2014.  |  Expectations for data security next year are surprisingly optimistic given the harsh reality of 2014. Enterprise security staffers are so confident that most respondents said they would "personally guarantee that their company's customer data will be safe in 2015."


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