Tag: Password

Why every Twitter users should update their password right now!

Twitter's 330 million users are being urged to change their passwords after some were exposed in plain text on its internal network.

Our password-free future is near (but not really)

Industry efforts to end our reliance on the multi-character password have resulted in the proposal of numerous alternative login methods.

US Police Unlock iPhones with Fingerprints of Deceased

It is now relatively common for fingerprints of the deceased to be depressed on the scanner of Apple iPhone devices.

You can hack almost any smart device with a Google search!

Recent research show how easy it is to extract the default hard-coded passwords of any machine when you have physical access to it.

Most IT Execs have zero control over password hygiene

Despite the clear danger that passwords pose to organizations, more than half of IT executives rely solely on employees to monitor their own password behavior.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2017 – 33.8 million records leaked

Data protection is more than just protecting data from the unauthorised: it’s about ensuring it’s used for the sole purpose it was collected, and respecting the privacy of those whose data it is.

Pyeongchang Olympics ‘already target of hackers’

Hackers have already begun targeting the Pyeongchang Olympic Games with malware-infected e-mail aimed at stealing passwords or financial information.

Experts rail against internet password ‘organizers’

See why consumers are urged to use online password managers and MFA instead.

Update security on devices to beat the Christmas hackers

This Christmas Eve, remember that not only do the best gift-givers think of the batteries, but they also perform the software updates!

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2017 – 59 million records leaked

This month’s list is a little thin compared with other months this year. Is that a good sign? Maybe.

How to protect your LinkedIn account from hackers

Alexander Sverdlov, cyber security expert, shares tips and best practices to ensure your LinkedIn account is protected from hackers.

How to create an un-hackable e-mail account

Having a secure e-mail account is imperative to your privacy. Alexander Sverdlov, cyber security expert, shares email protection tips and guidelines.

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