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Cloud security
cloud security

Dropbox in password reuse security breach

Same password used on multiple sites results in Dropbox account compromisation.
1 Aug 2012
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Security

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.
19 Jul 2012
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Password protection
Security

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, …
6 Jul 2012
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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.
11 May 2012
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Security

Norton set to secure passwords through the cloud

The division of Symantec enables logins to multiple sites and devices with one secure master password.
2 Feb 2012
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Facebook
Security

Facebook rejects 10,000 accounts hacked

Facebook says Team Swastika's supposed hack of account logins was no hack at all.
18 Oct 2011
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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.
20 Sep 2011
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Security

Top 10 threats facing the enterprise - Part Two

Here's the second part of our look into the most serious threats facing organisations today.
29 Jul 2011
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Password
Security

Microsoft banning weak Hotmail passwords

Hotmail changes mean you won't be able to express your love of cats in passwords anymore.
15 Jul 2011
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Security

WordPress plugins hack forces password reset

A hacking attack through Wordpress plugins has forced the blog service to reset passwords.
22 Jun 2011
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LulzSec
Security

LulzSec releases 62,000 passwords and emails

The group continues its hacking campaign, releasing 62,000 passwords and emails for people to play with.
16 Jun 2011
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Passwords
risk management

LastPass passwords compromised by hack

LastPass passwords not necessarily the last password you’ll ever need.
6 May 2011
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MySQL
Security

MySQL hit by irony attack

MySQL.com gets hit by an SQL injection attack, and hackers leak some disconcertingly weak passwords onto the net.
28 Mar 2011
Visit/630928/intel-and-symantec-in-authentication-game-changer
Processor
Security

Intel and Symantec in authentication 'game changer'

The two tech giants develop what they believe will be a disruptive coming together of authentication technologies.
10 Feb 2011
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Password
Security

Trapster passwords leaked after hack?

Millions of passwords have potentially been stolen after a hack on Trapster.
21 Jan 2011
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Security

Businesses vulnerable with ‘antiquated’ logins

Businesses are leaving themselves open to hackers by using standard username and password logins, Symantec warns.
13 Jan 2011
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Security

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.
16 Dec 2010
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Data security
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Gawker passwords pilfered in server hack

Gawker users are advised to change their passwords following a hack.
13 Dec 2010
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Security

'Student' hacker fined £20,000

A 23-year-old who faked being a student to access email passwords has been fined.
25 Nov 2010
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Password
Security

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.
2 Nov 2010
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Security

Expiring passwords fail to lock out hackers

Four in 10 passwords can be hacked in three seconds, according to US researchers.
14 Oct 2010
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Security

NHS Trust leaves medical data at bus stop

Yet another NHS organisation has been rapped by the ICO for losing sensitive data.
24 Aug 2010
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Security

Building a better password

Is your password really as secure as you think it is? Davey Winder investigates.
19 Jul 2010
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Security

Apache server suffers hack attack

An attack on Apache’s project server has resulted in passwords being stolen from all users.
14 Apr 2010
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