Tag: password security

How many online accounts do you have? Have you ever stopped to count them? Email, social media, news media, banks, credit cards, streaming services, workplace systems, government services: Studies show that most of us use between 15 and 20 online services, and that some of us use 100 or more. How many passwords have you ...
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When it comes to cyberattacks, publicity is a magnet. But what happens when news publications themselves become targets? One of the biggest names in business publication, Business Insider, came under siege this week. The attack was yet another launched by the infamous OurMine, the cybercriminal group behind recent attacks on both Buzzfeed and Variety. But ...
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We’re no strangers to Armageddon-scenario movies, but today a real disaster hit the internet. Using brute-force tactics that flood key elements of the internet’s structure, cybercriminals managed to shut down a variety of popular websites. The resulting chaos essentially closed the entire East Coast of the U.S., before spreading to other parts of the country ...
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Por Carric Dooley Este blog fue publicado incialmente en CSO Online Cuando usted mueve sus aplicaciones hacia la nube, su superficie de ataque cambia, mientras que las vulnerabilidades en las aplicaciones, bases de datos y a nivel de red persisten. Para abordar estas cuestiones, brindar seguridad a su perímetro de nube, evitar el acceso no ...
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How many websites have you shared information with? Do you use the same passwords across all your accounts? Is your home Wi-Fi password protected and unique? This week is Privacy Awareness Week in Australia which means it’s time for your annual online privacy check-up. Don’t postpone it – like you might do with the dentist! ...
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When we were children, our role models seemed invincible. Could any five-year-old imagine a Superman who was less than perfect? Then, as you grow older, you realize that even the most admirable people are still human after all. It’s the same for today’s youngsters looking up to tech titans. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg ...
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Cada año Verizon da a conocer su Informe de Investigación de Violación de Datos (DBIR), un informe que comparte datos de incidentes a lo largo del año. Verizon recopila este documento con información de 70 organizaciones (incluyendo McAfee), analizando cerca de 80,000 casos individuales y más de 2,000 violaciones confirmadas de datos en 61 países. ...
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Every spring, many winter-weary people get a glimmer in their eye and a bottle of bleach in their hand. For them, it’s time to synergize hygiene and get organized: it’s time for spring cleaning. We could learn a lot from our neat and tidy brethren. For example: we ought to get rid of that coat ...
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