Password Security

Emails and Encrypted Passwords of Albion Online Forum Users Were Stolen screenshot

Emails and Encrypted Passwords of Albion Online Forum Users Were Stolen

Albion Online, a relatively popular online massively multiplayer online RPG, suffered a data breach in late October. Sandbox Interactive, the game's German developer, announced the breach on Oct 17. The game's... Read more

October 22, 2020
Barnes & Noble Customers Urged to Change Passwords After Data Breach screenshot

Barnes & Noble Customers Urged to Change Passwords After Data Breach

The world's largest brick and mortar bookshop, Barnes & Noble, reported a security breach in its digital platform. The company was made aware of the issue on October 10. Barnes & Noble customers received an... Read more

October 20, 2020
Victims of the 2020 Virgin Media Data Breach May Be Eligible for up to £5,000 screenshot

Victims of the 2020 Virgin Media Data Breach May Be Eligible for up to £5,000

Consumer action law firm Your Lawyers has launched a claim against Virgin Media in relation to the data breach that took place in early 2020. The group action claim is for up to a staggering 4.5 billion British... Read more

October 19, 2020
Poor Password Management Has Led to the Hacking of 50,000 Home Cameras in Singapore screenshot

Poor Password Management Has Led to the Hacking of 50,000 Home Cameras in Singapore

Over 50,000 home security cameras have been hacked and a huge amount of footage has been stolen and put up online. The majority of the hacked cameras are located in Singapore. The hacking incident involved thousands... Read more

October 13, 2020
Android and iOS Users Will Get Password Alerts From Google Chrome screenshot

Android and iOS Users Will Get Password Alerts From Google Chrome

Google is rolling out new security alerts to its Chrome browser for mobile devices. The new update will affect devices running Chrome under both Android and iOS. The new browser features are aimed at increasing... Read more

October 13, 2020
What Is Spyware and How Can It Threaten Your Passwords? screenshot

What Is Spyware and How Can It Threaten Your Passwords?

There are a surprisingly large number of different malware categories and different types of malware out there. Watching too many movies and series about hackers, you might only associate malicious software with the... Read more

October 12, 2020
App Misconfigurations Are a Growing Security Threat That Endangers Passwords screenshot

App Misconfigurations Are a Growing Security Threat That Endangers Passwords

Many retailers are shifting from simple websites to the so-called web apps or websites with desktop or mobile applications' functionality. Unfortunately, web apps' growing demand and functionality makes developers... Read more

October 12, 2020
Shockingly, People Continue to Reuse Online Banking Passwords screenshot

Shockingly, People Continue to Reuse Online Banking Passwords

How many unique passwords do you have? And how many accounts that require passwords for authentication do you have? Ideally, these numbers would be the same because every account needs a unique password.... Read more

October 9, 2020
65% of Form-Based Attacks Involve docs.google.com, drive.google.com, storage.cloud.google.com, and storage.googleapis.com screenshot

65% of Form-Based Attacks Involve docs.google.com, drive.google.com, storage.cloud.google.com, and storage.googleapis.com

Are you familiar with the term spear phishing attack? This term defines the type of a cyberattack that, in most cases, exploits email and other e-communication platforms to trick individuals into revealing sensitive... Read more

October 9, 2020
How to Add Multi-Factor Authentication to Secure Your Tesla Account screenshot

How to Add Multi-Factor Authentication to Secure Your Tesla Account

One thing that security researchers have been trying to drive home for years now is the necessity of multi-factor authentication and its great utility as an added security feature. If you are a Tesla owner, you also... Read more

October 9, 2020
Grindr Vulnerability Allowed Hackers to Reset Accounts' Passwords and Take Over Accounts screenshot

Grindr Vulnerability Allowed Hackers to Reset Accounts' Passwords and Take Over Accounts

A significant Grindr vulnerability was discovered in September 2020. The security issue allowed bad actors to take over a user's Grind account if they simply knew the user's e-mail address. The adult-oriented social... Read more

October 6, 2020
Yes, Even Smart Plugs Can Help Steal Passwords screenshot

Yes, Even Smart Plugs Can Help Steal Passwords

Technology can be amazing. It's easy to get excited about the idea of having conveniences that were unthinkable a couple of decades ago, including all the fancy gadgetry of a smart home. However, every single device... Read more

October 5, 2020
Account Takeover Fraud Nearly Triples Over Past 12 Months screenshot

Account Takeover Fraud Nearly Triples Over Past 12 Months

Bad actors and cybercriminals are always looking for ways to expand their illegal activities. The field of account takeover fraud is no exception. Statistics published by cybersecurity company Sift show that account... Read more

October 5, 2020
If You Are Using a Budget Tracking App, Have You Made Sure That It Is Secure? screenshot

If You Are Using a Budget Tracking App, Have You Made Sure That It Is Secure?

Budget management software is nothing new. Budgeting applications have existed since the days of the Amiga home computer. However, modern mobile phones and the increasingly more user-friendly interface of current... Read more

October 2, 2020
36 Percent of Remote Workers Do Not Care About Password Security screenshot

36 Percent of Remote Workers Do Not Care About Password Security

The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has forced an unprecedented number of people to work from home as organizations and businesses do their best to maintain regular workload with the majority of their employees working... Read more

October 1, 2020
Uh-Oh! TikTok's Multi-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed in Browsers screenshot

Uh-Oh! TikTok's Multi-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed in Browsers

TikTok is still going strong despite the tension surrounding the app's future in the USA. However, there's a significant issue with one great security feature the app added in August. Tiktok's mult-factor... Read more

September 29, 2020
Watch Out for Fake VPN Update Alerts That Were Set up to Steal Your Office 365 Password screenshot

Watch Out for Fake VPN Update Alerts That Were Set up to Steal Your Office 365 Password

Are you still working from home? If your home is still the only office that you visit these days, you probably use a VPN to connect to your work databases remotely. Although working from home seems like a cozy and... Read more

September 28, 2020
Modern Hardware Can Generate Billions of Passwords In Seconds - What Can You Do? screenshot

Modern Hardware Can Generate Billions of Passwords In Seconds - What Can You Do?

Nowadays credential theft through all sorts of attack vectors happens on a daily basis. Exposed, unsecured databases leak passwords, hackers breach even above-average defenses and obtain passwords in bulk, people are... Read more

September 25, 2020