passwords

Netflix Password Crackdown Arrives In UK, US

Popular streaming platform Netflix extends its crackdown on password sharing to 103 countries, in search for additional income

1 year ago

Netflix Ends DVD By Post, Amid Password-Sharing Crackdown

Mostly positive results from Netflix, as streaming giant winds down legacy DVD via post program and expands password crackdown

1 year ago

Netflix Subscribers Fall For First Time In Ten Years

Streaming giant Netflix reveals loss of subscribers for the first time in ten years, and mulls lower-cost subscription plan with…

2 years ago

Is Home Your Business’s New Network Security Perimeter?

Post COVID-19 could see many businesses permanently using home-based working as the norm for their enterprises. With annual reports stating…

4 years ago

MPs’ Cybersecurity Admissions Highlight Need For Culture Change At Westminster

ANALYSIS: MPs admit to sharing passwords and leaving computers unlocked because of convenience, but the people deserve better

7 years ago

Imgur Breach Exposes Emails, Passwords Of 1.7 Million Users

The passwords were encrypted but may have been cracked using brute-force techniques, says Imgur's chief operating officer

7 years ago

Debate: Do Passwords Have A Future In Cybersecurity?

VOTE: Passwords are much maligned but still widely used. What does the future hold? Read the views from our experts…

7 years ago

The Evolution Of Identity: Problem Passwords And Burgeoning Biometrics

OPINION: Passwords are yesterday's technology, biometrics are the future, argues Experian's head of identity and fraud

7 years ago

Industry Reaction: UK Parliament Cyber Attack ‘Was A Matter Of Time’

Industry professionals respond to the weekend's news of a cyber attack on the UK government

7 years ago

Password Reuse Strikes Again As Fraudsters Hit Groupon Users

One user has claimed their account was used to purchase a £2,400 European holiday

8 years ago

LinkedIn’s Lynda.com Suffers Data Breach, 9.5 Million Users Alerted To The Hack

55,000 users have had their passwords reset after someone gained access to a database containing user information

8 years ago

LastPass Offers Password Management Tool For Free

Forgetful people now have free access to the password manager

8 years ago

O2 Confirms Customer Data For Sale Online

Details were reportedly stolen using credentials leaked from a gaming site three years ago

8 years ago

Ubuntu Forums Breach Affects Two Million Users

The breach resulted from an unpatched bug, Canonical admits

8 years ago

Researcher Develops Tool To See If Password Has Been Reused

The tool is intended for defensive purposes, but could also be used to facilitate password attacks

8 years ago

GitHub Accounts Compromised In Password Attack

Fallout from LinkedIn breach seems to continue as GitHub admits some accounts were accessed by attacker

8 years ago

TeamViewer Bolsters Security Following Attacks

The remote login software acknowledged a 'significant' number of users have been hit by attacks involving stolen passwords

8 years ago

Mark Zuckerberg Hit By LinkedIn Password Hack

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg attacked after login details allegedly leaked in LinkedIn breach last month

8 years ago

LinkedIn Invalidates Passwords Of Accounts ‘Up For Sale’

Professional social network “invalidates” affected passwords, but says there has been no new breach

8 years ago

117m LinkedIn User Accounts Are ‘Up For Sale’

LinkedIn account details including names, emails and passwords were originally stolen in 2012, but reportedly remain up for sale

8 years ago

IT Admins Just As Bad, If Not Worse, Than Employees At Changing Passwords

Administrators change their security credentials less frequently than user passwords, survey at RSA Conference finds

8 years ago

How Crap Are Your Passwords?

Security failure: New Lieberman Software Poll highlights overwhelmingly negative attitude toward effectiveness of passwords

8 years ago

Brits Continue To Share Passwords Despite Knowing Risks

Survey urges Brits to stop sharing login details and using the same passwords

8 years ago

How To Keep Children Safe While Gaming

Online gaming can be a dangerous pastime. IT security firm ESET offers top tips on keeping your little gamers safe

8 years ago

It’s Official – We Are All Still Rubbish At Passwords

“123456” and “Password” hold on to top spots as most-popular passwords, SplashData survey finds

8 years ago

Kaspersky: Stop Telling Other People Your Passwords

If you want to stay secure online, then stop sharing your passwords, Kaspersky warns

9 years ago

Kaspersky: Don’t Get Caught With Your Pants Down – Change Your Passwords!

Survey finds many of us would rather reveal passwords than go commando

9 years ago

Is Your Password Up To The Challenge?

Lookout's Gert-Jan Schenk shares some of his top password tips

9 years ago

Fear Of Hacks Crippling Business

IT departments are struggling to get the most out of mobile technology due to fear of data breaches

9 years ago

Brits Believe Cyber-Attacks Are ‘Getting More Personal’

Get Safe Online report finds that despite fears over cybercrime, British consumers still lack valuable knowledge in staying safe online

9 years ago