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Wi-Fi can imprint passwords and PINs onto radio signals

Wi-Fi can imprint passwords and PINs onto radio signals

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Researchers from a collection of universities in China and the US have apparently created a method of discovering passwords by looking for the interference that body movement makes in WiFi signals.

Poor password and username management leaves many home routers vulnerable

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About 15 percent of all home routers are unsecure, according to a study recently released by ESET.

As Amazon uncovers login credential list online, does controversial GCHQ password advice still stand?

As Amazon uncovers login credential list online, does controversial GCHQ password advice still stand?

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The unveiling of a new surprise from Amazon may tell us surprising new things about the continuing usefulness of passwords, so does GCHQ's landmark advice still stand?

New version of L0phtCrack makes cracking Windows passwords easier than ever

New version of L0phtCrack makes cracking Windows passwords easier than ever

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L0phtCrack is back, 19 years old and updated for the first time in six years, version 7 is apparently 500 times faster

OneLogin confirms bug which allows access to Secure Notes

OneLogin confirms bug which allows access to Secure Notes

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OneLogin has confirmed that a bug has allowed a hacker to view some of its customers' encrypted Secure Notes.

Hackers spend a night at Opera's servers

Hackers spend a night at Opera's servers

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Browser company confirms sync servers breached, exposing passwords of millions of users

Passwords begone: two LastPass vulns found and promptly fixed, update now!

Passwords begone: two LastPass vulns found and promptly fixed, update now!

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Two security vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in password manager LastPass. One by prolific security-vulnerability finder Tavis Ormandy, and the other by Mathias Karlsson of Detectify Labs.

GoToMyPC, but not until you reset your password

GoToMyPC, but not until you reset your password

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Unfortunately, the GoToMYPC service has been targeted by a 'very sophisticated password attack', says GoToMYPC

TalkTalk TeamViewer users in remote-control hijack 'PC seizure'

TalkTalk TeamViewer users in remote-control hijack 'PC seizure'

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TalkTalk confirms that firm does not use TeamViewer, while TeamViewer confirms position of innocence -- problem still exists, move your mouse if you're in a panic.

Zuckerberg cyber-zecurity zucks!

Zuckerberg cyber-zecurity zucks!

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It seems that the Facebook founder has committed one of the cardinal sins of cyber-security and used the same password for different accounts, resulting in a public shaming.

World Password Day: resources to help you on this special occasion

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5 May 2016 is World Password Day.

Fitbit warranty fraud bombards and fools customer service

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Recent warranty fraud attempts on Fitbit have occurred in the last few months, with customer service being barraged with emails from customers claiming that their device is not working as expected and demanding replacements.

'Devastating flaws' in Kerberos authentication protocol

'Devastating flaws' in Kerberos authentication protocol

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Security watchers warn of authentication and authorisation flaws in Windows network environments

Honeywell Midas Gas detector vulnerable to attack

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A recent report by the ICS-Cert advisory states that the Midas and Midas black gas detectors made by Honeywell are vulnerable to attack. The hack allows people to modify the the settings of the device without proper authentication.

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager failed to manage own security

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager failed to manage own security

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Hard-coded username allowed access to the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager as master user without authentication or password.

Advantech described as 'Lazy 'in fixing vulnerability

Advantech described as 'Lazy 'in fixing vulnerability

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Having recently rushed to fix a vulnerability on one of its products, Advantech has reportedly opened up the door for new vulnerabilities.

Millions of details stolen in toy company breach.

Millions of details stolen in toy company breach.

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A massive breach has hit kid's toy company, Vtech, and the details of millions of parents, and children, have been stolen.

Amazon force-resets passwords

Amazon force-resets passwords

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Amazon has suddenly force-reset many of it's customers passwords after a vulnerability scare

Yahoo scraps passwords

Yahoo scraps passwords

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Yahoo has redesigned its mobile mail app and it doesn't need a password.

Emoji passwords get thumbs up for banking

Emoji passwords get thumbs up for banking

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Banking can be a rollercoaster of emotion, depending on the size of your bank balance, but one technology company is taking it to a new level.

Quantum physics behind 'unhackable' security authentication

Quantum physics behind 'unhackable' security authentication

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A team of Dutch scientists is proposing a new security system for credit cards and passports which uses the power of quantum physics - and which is apparently 'impossible to hack'.

ICYMI: Sony passwords, government malware and the return of Poodle

ICYMI: Sony passwords, government malware and the return of Poodle

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This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including weak passwords exposed in the Sony Pictures breach and the return of the Poodle flaw.

One in four consumers hit by ID theft

One in four consumers hit by ID theft

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One in four consumers has been a victim of identity theft, an issue which came out as the leading concern among 1,000 respondents in a survey commissioned by Centrify.

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