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Equifax had 'admin' as login and password in Argentina

September 13, 2017 12:19 pm0 comments
Equifax had 'admin' as login and password in Argentina

The credit report provider Equifax has been accused of a fresh data security breach, this time affecting its Argentine operations. Cyber-crime blogger Brian Krebs said that an online employee tool used in the country could be accessed by typing “admin” as both a login and password. He added that this […]

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US court raises Netflix sharing anxiety in password ruling

July 12, 2016 10:20 pm0 comments
US court raises Netflix sharing anxiety in password ruling

A US appeals court ruling that password sharing is illegal is set to influence how other judges handle complaints about the activity. The case involved a man who had been convicted of using someone else’s login to access his ex-workplace’s database. The decision has serious legal implications for the wider […]

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How to pick the perfect password

September 12, 2015 7:04 am0 comments
How to pick the perfect password

How to pick the perfect password By Chris Foxx Technology reporter 11 September 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright Thinkstock Hackers have managed to decode more than 11 million encrypted passwords stolen from the Ashley Madison website, shining fresh light on the importance of password security. On Tuesday, the […]

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A security flaw in Steam let anyone change your password

July 27, 2015 7:01 pm0 comments
A security flaw in Steam let anyone change your password

Share This article Did you experience any unexpected activity on your Steam account last week? Well, it seems that there was a major security flaw in Valve’s password reset feature that allowed anyone to reset your password — even without access to your email. The accounts of numerous popular streamers […]

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