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Microsoft ends password expiration policy

Microsoft ends password expiration policy

Dumps “ancient and obsolete mitigation of very low value”.
Simon Sharwood May 27 2019, 6:37AM Security
Facebook admits it stored passwords as plaintext

Facebook admits it stored passwords as plaintext

Only Facebook staff could see them, but they looked nine million times.
Michael Novinson Mar 22 2019, 10:05AM Digital
Stop forcing users to create complicated passwords: IBM

Stop forcing users to create complicated passwords: IBM

Even complex passwords can be broken in less than a second.
Doug Olenick Oct 27 2015, 7:23AM Security
Ignore Microsoft research: don't use weak passwords

Ignore Microsoft research: don't use weak passwords

Password managers and strong credentials remain the best way to keep data safe online.
Nicole Kobie Jul 20 2014, 9:38AM Security
Heartbleed: don't change all your passwords

Heartbleed: don't change all your passwords

Security experts warn that changing all your internet passwords now could do more harm than good
Barry Collins Apr 11 2014, 6:54AM Security
Apple's Siri a weak link in iOS security

Apple's Siri a weak link in iOS security

Lock screen bypassed.
Adam Greenberg Oct 2 2013, 8:21AM Security
Hackers steal credit card data, passwords from domain registrar

Hackers steal credit card data, passwords from domain registrar

Says its encryption is sufficient.
Danielle Walker May 13 2013, 8:38AM Security
ATO passwords stored in clear text

ATO passwords stored in clear text

Agency confirms outsourcer bungle.
Darren Pauli Mar 1 2013, 12:19PM Security
Hacker raids ABC

Hacker raids ABC

Updated: Dumps 45,000 email accounts, hashed passwords.
Darren Pauli Feb 27 2013, 12:32PM Security
Telstra broadband routers open to attack

Telstra broadband routers open to attack

Telco urges customers to apply patch.
Darren Pauli Nov 13 2012, 12:11PM Collaboration
Yahoo! closes security hole

Yahoo! closes security hole

Promises to beef up security after password breach.
Dan Kaplan Jul 17 2012, 8:07AM Security
Nvidia forums hacked

Nvidia forums hacked

Stolen passwords hashed and encrypted.
Darren Pauli Jul 16 2012, 8:19AM Security
AusCERT loses passwords to Govt service

AusCERT loses passwords to Govt service

Encryption method unknown.
Darren Pauli Jul 9 2012, 1:25PM Security
Users claim LinkedIn hack happened last year

Users claim LinkedIn hack happened last year

Old passwords found in cache.
Darren Pauli Jun 12 2012, 1:59PM Security
eHarmony falls prey to LinkedIn crypto crackers

eHarmony falls prey to LinkedIn crypto crackers

But company mum on details.
Darren Pauli Jun 8 2012, 8:28AM Security
Telstra resets 230,000 passwords after breach

Telstra resets 230,000 passwords after breach

Financial data unaffected.
Darren Pauli May 25 2012, 8:09AM Security
Flawed Apple update traps passwords

Flawed Apple update traps passwords

Stored in clear text.
Darren Pauli May 8 2012, 7:31AM Security
Apple patents password-managing power adaptor

Apple patents password-managing power adaptor

Device to enable password recovery.
Darren Pauli Jan 12 2012, 8:31AM Security
How secure are your Internet passwords?

How secure are your Internet passwords?

According to a recent data dump, the most common password on the web this year was 'password'.
Chris Jager Nov 28 2011, 2:55PM Security
Apple password gaffe revealed by Adelaide Uni researcher

Apple password gaffe revealed by Adelaide Uni researcher

Lion passwords can be cracked or changed.
Darren Pauli Sep 21 2011, 9:46PM Security

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