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Move beyond passwords
The case for passwordless authentication is compelling, but what are the common approaches organisations can take?
Mar 1 2021 11:03AM
Australian govt entity hit by brute-force attack
Agencies rack up reportable data breaches in back half of 2020.
Jan 28 2021 12:51PM
Shipbuilder Austal was hacked with stolen creds sold on dark web
Provides full post-mortem of late 2018 attack.
Apr 8 2020 7:05AM
AFP gets more suspects to unlock devices, cloud services
Explores 'technical feasibility' of industry requests.
Feb 4 2019 3:05PM
Fisheries Qld blames bad update for password 'fault'
Allowed fisherman to get into any account.
Jan 11 2019 6:51PM
Australia's encryption-busting bill also after PINs, passwords
Home Affairs proposes simpler mechanism to get at data.
Oct 19 2018 11:09AM
WA govt still struggling with infosec practices
Poor password practices, security vulnerabilities identified.
Aug 22 2018 7:00AM
PageUp People revises data impacted by breach
Uncovers ‘very small amount’ of clear text password data.
Jun 18 2018 7:16AM
Twitter urges password reset for all users
Finds plain text passwords in internal log.
May 4 2018 6:54AM
"123456" tops list of worst passwords again
'Password' steady in second.
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Easily guessed password led to downfall of Russian cybercriminal
Bad opsec sends empire crashing.
Jul 28 2017 6:45AM
Some WA agencies still floored by simple infosec
Poor passwords, patching, and plain text.
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Data61's mission to wipe out the password
Researchers want to authenticate you by the way you swipe.
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Web host Linode resets all user passwords after suspected breach
Hack follows Christmas DDoS attack.
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WA auditors guess govt database passwords on first attempt
Performance watchdog laments atrocious security.
Nov 6 2015 10:37AM
Xero resets passwords after phishes hook users
Two-factor authentication bolt-on "imminent".
Oct 23 2015 11:58AM
Yahoo's attempt to eliminate the password
IDs verified via smartphone for mail app.
Oct 16 2015 7:10AM
Adobe failed to properly protect customer data: Pilgrim
Lack of security on old server made hacker’s work too easy.
Jun 9 2015 11:20AM
Are passwords becoming passe?
[Blog post] One step forward, two steps back.
Mar 24 2015 2:30PM
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