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Two Password Protection Bills Signed in California Two Password Protection Bills Signed in California

A few months ago, multiple reports surfaced of employers abusing their power to extract social media passwords from current of prospective employees – and the topic gained a lot of traction around the country. Bills were introduced in state legislatures …

Change Your Password: Blizzard’s Battle.net Service Was Hacked

Nothing is secure in today’s digital world. You can implement the most powerful security that money can buy, and somebody will still find a way around it. Blizzard probably thought they had some of the best security in the world, …

Nvidia And Android Forums Get Hit In Latest Hack Attack Nvidia And Android Forums Get Hit In Latest Hack Attack
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You think the hacking world would be finished with their parade of password thefts after stealing over 450,000 of them from Yahoo. Unfortunately, things just never work out in our favor as more passwords have been stolen in the latest …

Yahoo Voices Is Latest To Be Hacked With 450,000 Accounts Stolen Yahoo Voices Is Latest To Be Hacked With 450,000 Accounts Stolen
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If you use Yahoo Voices to create content for the Web, you really should change your password now. After things were looking up for Yahoo, it’s a pretty big downer to know that one of your service has just been …

LinkedIn Class Action Complaint Over Password Leak LinkedIn Class Action Complaint Over Password Leak

As expected for a security breach of this magnitude, a class action lawsuit has begun against LinkedIn regarding its recently leaked passwords. The action, which has been filed with the U.S. District Court in Northern California, claims LinkedIn failed to …

Facebook Reminds Users That Security Is Important, Offers Tips Facebook Reminds Users That Security Is Important, Offers Tips
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Facebook is in the process of reminding every user that a few simple security measures can help them protect their account from those on the interwebs who would wish to use it for dastardly purposes. When they first log in, …

LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response

It has been almost a week since over 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking website, and though it turned out that both eHarmony and Last.fm were also a part of the leak, the discussion has remained centered …

LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords

LulzSec announced their return just last week and they’re already causing a bit of a stir. The group used a security loophole in a third party Twitter application to gain access to about 10,000 Twitter accounts. LulzSec, now going under …

LinkedIn Password Leak Confirms That People Truly Suck At Choosing Passwords LinkedIn Password Leak Confirms That People Truly Suck At Choosing Passwords

Last week, you may have received an email or two from LinkedIn detailing the steps you needed to take following a massive leak that involved 6.4 million passwords. Although most of the passwords were encoded, some were able to be …

LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response

Over 6.4 million LinkedIn member passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum last week, causing LinkedIn members to worry about the site’s security. As the week went on, the scope of the leak grew to encompass both eHarmony and Last.fm. …

Last.fm Responds to Password Leak Last.fm Responds to Password Leak

Earlier today it was reported that Last.fm has become the third website whose passwords were among those leaked online earlier this week. At that time, the website was simply recommending that users change their password. Now, Last.fm has announced the …

Last.fm Passwords Leaked Online Too Last.fm Passwords Leaked Online Too

[UPDATE] Last.fm has responded in more detail and is now notifying its members of the situation. Read the story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Yet another site has had its passwords compromised in the wake of the LinkedIn password leak. Last.fm has …

LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access

LinkedIn is trying hard to stay transparent in light of the LinkedIn password leak this week, in which more than 6.4 million passwords from the site were leaked to a online hash-cracking forum. The social network for professional networking responded …

LinkedIn Password Leak Brings Email Spam LinkedIn Password Leak Brings Email Spam

With more than 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords leaked onto a hash-cracking forum this week, there is no wonder that spammers will have a field day with the confusion it brought. Cameron Camp, a security researcher for the ESET cybersecurity software …

MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator
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One of the more interesting things revealed to the public during the LinkedIn password leak debacle is the fact that entire forums exist where black-hat hackers work together to crack hashes. The speed with which LinkedIn and eHarmony’s passwords were …

LinkedIn Password Leak May Trigger Irish Investigation LinkedIn Password Leak May Trigger Irish Investigation

LinkedIn has already confirmed that more than 6.4 million of their members’ passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum earlier this week. And though the company has also taken reasonable steps to resolve the issue with its members, questions still …

eHarmony Passwords Leaked Along With LinkedIn eHarmony Passwords Leaked Along With LinkedIn

The story surrounding the LinkedIn password leak has focused on the professional networking social network because a majority of the more than 6.4 million passwords stolen were for LinkedIn. However, it has been discovered that a minority of the passwords …

LinkedIn Passwords: Find Out if Yours Was Leaked LinkedIn Passwords: Find Out if Yours Was Leaked

The LinkedIn password leak debacle yesterday made LinkedIn members question the site’s security measures as well as their own password security measures. LinkedIn responded to the issue within hours, disabling the leaked passwords and sending emails explaining the situation to …

LinkedIn Password Leak Confirmed and Remedied LinkedIn Password Leak Confirmed and Remedied

This morning it was reported that over 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords had been leaked onto the internet and were in the process of being decrypted by hackers. Now, LinkedIn has finally been able to confirm that the leaked hash did …

LinkedIn Provides Password Protection Tips LinkedIn Provides Password Protection Tips

The news broke early this morning that millions of LinkedIn passwords may have been leaked online. Hackers are currently working to decrypt a hash of over 6.4 million passwords and have, at last count, succeeded in getting upwards of 250,000 …

LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online

[UPDATE 2] LinkedIn has confirmed the security breach and invalidated the affected passwords. Users can reset their password to regain access to their accounts. Read the full story. [UPDATE] LinkedIn has tweeted an update on the situation from their end. …