Security researchers have discovered a new email spam campaign that tries to get users to open up Word document attachments that downloads a password stealer as its final payload.
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has had a lot of explaining to do after an employee pushed the wrong button during a test and pushed out an alert warning residents that a ballistic missile was headed their way.
Online image sharing and hosting service Imgur was breached in 2014, resulting in the theft of roughly 1.7 million user email addresses and passwords, the company confirmed last Friday in an online notification.
Ancient Qakbot banking malware triggering automated lockouts in Active Directory from brute force password enumeration.
Old man Redmond looks to prevent "LinkedIn"-style debacle by preventing users from choosing popular passwords.
UK researchers could improve security and overcome password fatigue
The news that the KeePass program can be hacked, allowing an attacker to stealthily decrypt login credentials, raises concerns for all password vaults.
Torben Andersen warns of the danger of corporates relying on passwords alone to protect their businesses...
Yahoo has redesigned its mobile mail app and it doesn't need a password.
More than 11 million passwords revealed by CynoSure Prime in hack of Ashley Madison's encrypted database of user credentials.
Frequent changes and strength meters won't improve password security, say GCHQ cyber-security experts.
Users of the video-sharing site Plex have been left vulnerable to an attack after the company revealed that members' passwords had been compromised.
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.
LastPass hacked, it's time to change your master password
Removing human interaction with passwords and automating their selection and frequency of change is certainly a step in the right direction says Richard Walters.
Take human memory out of the equation and passwords remain a viable access option says Emmanuel Schalit.
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.
Experts emphasise the need for user education as Sony hackers reveal employee passwords such as "password" and "s0ny123"
Two thirds of users still using the same password across multiple accounts says survey.
MasterCard and Visa have teamed to develop a new security standard, 3DS 2.0, which aims to kill off the password for online transactions.
The growing cyber-threat landscape poses some awkward questions for present and future authentication methods, argues Barry Scott.
A senior malware analyst has slammed the availability of a `password recovery' utility from Freehostia, noting that the software actually uses network admin utilities to take credentials from the users' PC.