Tag: passwords

Attackers access eBay customer passwords, personal data 
By Juha Saarinen | May 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to 145 million users affected.
 
Bring on the post password era 
By Juha Saarinen | May 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Password managers could hold the key.
 
Heartbleed redux: Private SSL keys, routers, clients exposed 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Just when you thought it couldn't get worse.
 
MelbourneIT stores domain passwords in cleartext 
By Darren Pauli | Mar 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Encryption coming this quarter.
 
Google eyes password alternative for unlocking Chrome screens  
By Danielle Walker | Dec 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
Developers have proposed an authentication method that would allow Chrome apps to unlock users' screens in sleep mode.
 
Millions of stolen passwords found in botnet controller 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Same simple passwords still commonly in use.
 
Millions of stolen passwords found in botnet controller 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Same simple passwords still commonly in use.
 
Vic Govt open to 'catastrophic' attack, lacks intrusion detection 
 
Stupid Cupid: Millions used password '123456' in massive e-dating breach 
 
GitHub bans common passwords amid mass brute force hacks 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Attacks launched from 40,000 IPs.
 
123456: The password for two million Adobe users 
 
Google adds a sector factor to Chrome passwords 
 
MongoHQ breached after staffer reused password 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 31, 2013 | Comment Now 
Database-as-a-service platform popped.
 
iOS 7 update fixes passcode bypass 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Adds iCloud Keychain.
 
MasterCard to help standardise biometric authentication 
By Danielle Walker | Oct 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
FIDO alliance to release password alternative standards.
 
Apple's Siri a weak link in iOS security 
 
OS X login passwords exposed in cleartext 
 
Steam gamers targeted by cleartext-grabbing trojan 
By Danielle Walker | Aug 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
Ramnit trojan uses HTML injection.
 
Chrome-saved cleartext passwords not a flaw, Google says 
By Adam Greenberg | Aug 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Master passwords a bad idea, Chrome lead says.
 
Chrome, Firefox store saved passwords in plain text 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2013 | Comment Now 
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