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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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Analysis: How chip and PIN led to contactless cards

It's the third anniversary of Chip and PIN, so IT PRO explores the potential of the tech behind the card chip.
12 Feb 2009
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PayPal uses new text message security verification

Verisign now allows PayPal users to add more security to their accounts with SMS and physical security tokens.
26 Jan 2009
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HSBC deploys 'simple' anti-fraud measure using the phone

Rather than fiddle around with authentication devices like card readers, HSBC customers will be able to prove who they say they are just by speaking i…
7 Jan 2009
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Southwark council goes secure with flexible working

Implementation of hot desking at a new office leads the London borough council to implement a flexible working initiative underpinned with extensive s…
8 Dec 2008
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Law firm makes case for two-factor authentication

Hodge Jones & Allen has outsourced key ID and security management to provide IT users with secure remote access to confidential data and systems.
11 Aug 2008
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RSA boosts BlackBerry two-factor authentication

RSA and RIM announce advanced two-factor authentication technology - just in time for the new BlackBerry 3G models.
14 May 2008