IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords exposed online, as well as customer project details, and other sensitive information, all without any form of authentication,…

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‘Unhackable’ Biometric USB Offers Up Passwords in Plain Text

‘Unhackable’ Biometric USB Offers Up Passwords in Plain Text

A USB stick dubbed eyeDisk that uses iris recognition to unlock the drive claims to be “unhackable” – only, it isn’t. In fact, a simple…

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These are the most commonly hacked passwords - is one of them yours?

These are the most commonly hacked passwords – is one of them yours?

Hundreds of millions of internet users continue to put themselves at risk of having their accounts hacked by using incredibly simple and commonly used passwords…

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Facebook admits to storing plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users

Facebook admits to storing plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users

Facebook admitted today to storing the passwords of millions of Instagram users in plaintext format in internal server logs. The announcement came as an update…

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This server was online for under a minute before hackers were trying to crack it

This server was online for under a minute before hackers were trying to crack it

It can only take seconds before cybercriminals start attempting to hack into newly connected cloud devices and services, as attackers relentlessly pursue new avenues to…

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Why you should never allow your web browser to save your passwords

Why you should never allow your web browser to save your passwords

When a web browser like Chrome, Firefox or Safari is allowed to store passwords, you’re putting your network security at risk. Passwords. They are the…

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The 6 best password managers

The 6 best password managers

One of the smartest moves you can make to protect yourself online is to use a password manager. It’s one of the easiest, too. We’ll…

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