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WA govt still struggling with infosec practices

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

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

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

"123456" tops list of worst passwords again

'Password' steady in second.
Dec 28 2017 9:49AM
Easily guessed password led to downfall of Russian cybercriminal

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

Some WA agencies still floored by simple infosec

Poor passwords, patching, and plain text.
Jun 29 2017 2:25PM
Data61's mission to wipe out the password

Data61's mission to wipe out the password

Researchers want to authenticate you by the way you swipe.
May 31 2016 6:35AM
Web host Linode resets all user passwords after suspected breach

Web host Linode resets all user passwords after suspected breach

Hack follows Christmas DDoS attack.
Jan 6 2016 4:16PM
Why you need to build security architecture into your enterprise

Why you need to build security architecture into your enterprise

[Blog post] Don't follow the WA public sector's lead.
Nov 10 2015 2:30PM
WA auditors guess govt database passwords on first attempt

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

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

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

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?

Are passwords becoming passe?

[Blog post] One step forward, two steps back.
Mar 24 2015 2:30PM
LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak

LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak

Class-action against networking site succeeds.
Feb 25 2015 6:38AM
Samsung bites back over Knox security concerns

Samsung bites back over Knox security concerns

Enterprise customers safe, personal users less so.
Oct 28 2014 11:02AM
Vic Govt agencies failing to patch, monitor access controls

Vic Govt agencies failing to patch, monitor access controls

Auditor-General calls on CIOs to focus on security.
Oct 15 2014 1:49PM
Dropbox creds posted online in attempted extortion

Dropbox creds posted online in attempted extortion

Cloud storage company denies hack.
Oct 14 2014 2:52PM
Cupid Media found culpable for password data breach

Cupid Media found culpable for password data breach

Passwords stored as plain text.
Jun 25 2014 11:12AM
Obamacare passwords automatically changed to combat Heartbleed

Obamacare passwords automatically changed to combat Heartbleed

'No indication personal data exposed,' says administration.
Apr 22 2014 7:10AM

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