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Passwords: They're as useless as the 'g' in lasagna
Accounts were compromised because he re-used the password “dadada”. Six characters, all lowercase. If anyone should know better, it’s Zuckerberg.
24 Apr 2018
'URL file outbreak' used to distribute Quant Loader Trojan
Barracuda Networks is tracking a potentially dangerous ‘URL file outbreak’ that distribute the Quant Loader Trojan.
11 Apr 2018
Identity theft is on the rise — users must respond
Of course, identity theft isn’t a purely online phenomenon. Criminals can use details found in the post or from discarded documents.
23 Mar 2018
Criminals abuse email attachments to cash in on 'booming' black market for stolen passwords
“Attackers are attempting to encourage the recipient to open the attachment by using urgent language to make the message appear important."
02 Mar 2018
Biometrics vs passwords: How the generation gap is shaping workplace security
Millennials are moving beyond the world of passwords and quickly embracing biometrics, leaving the older generations to continue using passwords.
30 Jan 2018
Okta report says security is changing workplace app use
Okta's 2018 Businesses @ Work report, which found that seven of the 15 fastest-growing apps are security tools or have security use cases.
26 Jan 2018
APAC firms leaving password management to employees - at a cost
Asia Pacific organisations admit that employee behaviour and IT policy don’t match up, particularly when it comes to passwords.
23 Jan 2018
NZ Cyber Smart Week: If you just do one thing, start using a password manager
How do employees really use credentials in their day-to-day work? And what kind of threat do they pose?
27 Nov 2017
1 in 4 organisations relying solely on passwords to secure BYOD
Bitglass has released the findings from its newest research, ‘BYOD and Identity’, which are alarming to say the least.
07 Nov 2017
Exclusive: ESET on why the humble password is here to stay
"So how long is ‘really long’? I recommend a minimum of twelve characters with mixed-cases and numbers or symbols. Even longer is better."
30 Oct 2017
Hackers steal data through ‘easy back door’ in massive Deloitte breach
In just the last few weeks we’ve had three major breaches go public, and experts say this one could have been easily prevented.
27 Sep 2017
There are 320 million breached passwords available online right now
Right now there are more than 320 million compromised passwords, and they’re all available online.
18 Sep 2017
Study finds it’s still the basics causing critical threats for businesses
Companies are inundated with cybersecurity threats every day – but which are the most critical?
30 Aug 2017
FireEye uncovers Russian cybercriminal group targeting EMEA hotels
The hospitality sector is a frequently attacked target by cybercriminals - one of the most prominent has been attributed to a Russian group.
14 Aug 2017
Trusona lands in Japan to take no-password authentication to Asia Pacific
Identity authentication provider Trusona is extending its reach beyond the US and into the Asia Pacific region, with a new office in Tokyo, Japan.
09 Aug 2017
Kiwis, never forget your password again with the Mycena app
App developer Lookiimedia announced the release of Mycena, a new password management app for both Android and iOS devices.
21 Jul 2017
Centrify warns hospitality industry is weak against data breaches
The alert from Centrify come as the Sabre Corp data breach continues to claim victims around the world, with Trump Hotels the latest announced.
15 Jul 2017
Centrify targets local admin access on Macs through latest identity management update
Macs in the enterprise are prone to careless administrative account maintenance and passwords are being shared further than they should be.
19 Jun 2017
Dropbox rolls out new features to boost security & visibility
Dropbox hopes the updates will give admin stronger user controls and increased visibility into their teams’ Dropbox usage.
14 Jun 2017
It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds
Less than half of internet sites support HTTPS, despite it being a 'must have' for all businesses, a new survey has found.
30 May 2017
Poor password choices make it easy for credential stuffing attacks, Digital Shadows warns
“Enterprises - and the companies that work for and with them - need to be better prepared for this sort of brute force attack."
29 May 2017
Contractors, unstructured data amongst major security concerns, says SailPoint
“By putting identity at the centre of security and IT operations, these organisations can move their IT teams out of full-time firefighting mode."
17 May 2017
A short history of the computer password
The concept of a password was developed so that users could only access their own specific files for their allotted four hours a week.
15 May 2017
Don't let Darth Vader destroy your security on World Password Day
If you use starwars100 as any of your passwords, now might be a good time to have a look at how strong your passwords actually are.
04 May 2017