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Posts Tagged ‘passwords’

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    50% of adults send, receive sexual content- Mcafee

    March 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off

    McAfee released the findings from its 2014 Love, Relationships & Technology survey, and found that almost half of all adults send or receive sexually suggestive content, and 38% have shared passwords. For a second year in a row, the security experts...

  • Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler (image: Kickstarter)

    Kickstarter confirms security breach

    February 17, 2014 • OnlineComments Off

    Crowd-funding platform Kickstarter over the weekend confirmed that the platform suffered a security breach last week, but reiterated that no credit card data of any kind was accessed by hackers. Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects, and...

  • How unique is your LinkedIn password?

    June 11, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    As news of the LinkedIn attacks started to spread around the world, users of the popular business portal rushed to quickly change their login passwords. As the 6.4-million password hashes got spread around Russian forums, Security firm Rapid7 released a list...

  • The world’s most used password — Trustwave

    March 5, 2012 • Security, Top StoriesComments (1)

    “Password1″ is the world’s most used password, PCMag.com recently reported. Can you believe that? Trustwave, security and digital certificate authority, recently highlighted this logic as the biggest security threat in their Global Security...

  • SentryBay warns of social network phishing attacks

    July 25, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    Phishing attacks on social networks have escalated to unprecedented levels and Internet banking scams are increasing at an alarming rate. This is according to local software security specialists and SentryBay partner, J2 Software. According to research by SA...

  • Applied biometric identity management solutions

    July 4, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Investment in biometric-based technology to better protect resources is on the rise. Experts in the field of biometric identity management solutions say there is growing interest in the application of fingerprint identification systems, especially within the...