Tagged: passwords

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Amazon third-party sellers targeted by attacks

Towards the start of April 2017 it came to light that hackers were targeting third-party sellers on Amazon.com. Using stolen credentials the hackers were posting fake deals on the site. Andy Heather, Vice President and...

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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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Nationwide plan to roll out behavioral bio-metrics

In light of the announcement from Nationwide that they plan to roll-out behavioural biometrics Barry Scott, CTO of EMEA at Centrify, has commented: “As Nationwide announce plans to roll-out behavioural biometrics as an additional security layer for its banking app,...

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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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Comments on Mumsnet attacks

Recently Barry Scott, CTO EMEA of Centrify, has made several statements on the recent attacks on Mumsnet. He stated: “It’s both interesting, and alarming, that there’s physical ‘attacks’ going on with swatting, rather than ‘just’ a cyber...