Tagged: password

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Twitter passwords obtained by Russian hacker

In light of the news that the Russian seller, who goes by the name of Tessa88, claimed in an encrypted chat to have obtained Twitter’s database. This includes email addresses, usernames and plain-text passwords. Tod...

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Who do you trust with your password?

Recently Centrify polled IT professionals at Cloud Expo Europe, London, 13 April 2016. The poll uncovered that over half of spouses share passwords but friends and children are trusted the least. They commented: Bracknell,...

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Palo Alto Networks identify new iPhone malware

In light of the news that Palo Alto Networks have identified new iPhone malware Guillaume Ross, Senior Security Consultant of Strategic Services at Rapid7 has released  the below comment: “AceDeceiver, as identified by Palo Alto Networks, is malware that has been spreading...

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What is YubiKing 2015

YubiKing 2015: The YubiKey is a key fob that can be used with supported websites and software applications that accept two-factor authentication. Two factor authentication means that when you log in you will be...

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Windows Hello says goodbye to passwords

Windows Hello was announced recently and is solely designed to say goodbye to the common password. Gone are the days where users remember strings of text and type them into a form on a computer,...

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Yahoo introduces on-demand password keys

Yahoo has introduced a new password system for their users. Looking at this from Yahoo’s perspective it looks like this system was introduced in an attempt to simplify the login process of their platform. However...

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Four Steps To Hijack An Online Account

 Setting The Scene: For this step we need to set up two things. These being that  first you have access to the computer that is currently logged into the account you wish to hijack...