Dropbox in password reuse security breach
Same password used on multiple sites results in Dropbox account compromisation.
Lost your password? Ask your children
Inside the enterprise: Apparently kids can hack most people's passwords. But strong authentication is still too costly for most businesses.
Lessons you can learn from the LinkedIn LeakOut
Last month, millions of LinkedIn members discovered their passwords had been published by hackers. But what can your enterprise learn about security, …
What is your password worth?
Would you be tempted to sell off company passwords for a fee? If not, seems like you're in the minority, acccording to research.
Norton set to secure passwords through the cloud
The division of Symantec enables logins to multiple sites and devices with one secure master password.
Facebook rejects 10,000 accounts hacked
Facebook says Team Swastika's supposed hack of account logins was no hack at all.
Mac OS X Lion password-changing flaw uncovered
Changing passwords looks awfully simple for anyone who has acquired access to a Mac OS X Lion machine.
Top 10 threats facing the enterprise - Part Two
Here's the second part of our look into the most serious threats facing organisations today.
Microsoft banning weak Hotmail passwords
Hotmail changes mean you won't be able to express your love of cats in passwords anymore.
WordPress plugins hack forces password reset
A hacking attack through Wordpress plugins has forced the blog service to reset passwords.
LulzSec releases 62,000 passwords and emails
The group continues its hacking campaign, releasing 62,000 passwords and emails for people to play with.
LastPass passwords compromised by hack
LastPass passwords not necessarily the last password you’ll ever need.
MySQL hit by irony attack
MySQL.com gets hit by an SQL injection attack, and hackers leak some disconcertingly weak passwords onto the net.
Intel and Symantec in authentication 'game changer'
The two tech giants develop what they believe will be a disruptive coming together of authentication technologies.
Trapster passwords leaked after hack?
Millions of passwords have potentially been stolen after a hack on Trapster.
Businesses vulnerable with ‘antiquated’ logins
Businesses are leaving themselves open to hackers by using standard username and password logins, Symantec warns.
Kaspersky releases improved Password Manager
The latest iteration of Kaspersky's Password Manager is released just days after user keys were stolen in a hack on Gawker databases.
Gawker passwords pilfered in server hack
Gawker users are advised to change their passwords following a hack.
'Student' hacker fined £20,000
A 23-year-old who faked being a student to access email passwords has been fined.
Hacker proves password theft is easy
Password theft is not very tricky and can be done without much skill or money, a security expert explains during a live hack.
Expiring passwords fail to lock out hackers
Four in 10 passwords can be hacked in three seconds, according to US researchers.
NHS Trust leaves medical data at bus stop
Yet another NHS organisation has been rapped by the ICO for losing sensitive data.
Building a better password
Is your password really as secure as you think it is? Davey Winder investigates.
Apache server suffers hack attack
An attack on Apache’s project server has resulted in passwords being stolen from all users.