URL shortening service Bitly has suffered a breach of yet undefined proportions, and it seems that Bitly account credentials have been compromised.
Today (May 7) is World Password Day - a day dedicated to promoting the use of strong passwords and the creation of good habits when it comes to choosing passwords.
David Sancho, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro, has recently written a short but good post in which he pointed out the reasons why despite their inherent insecurity, passwords are here to stay.
Per Thorsheim is an independent information security adviser based in Norway.
When security systems' engineer and researcher Eloi Vanderbeken discovered the existence of a backdoor in his own Linksys router last Christmas, he spurred other hackers to check what other routers have the same backdoor.