Open Subtitles breach: The dangers of password reuse

We look at a breach of popular site Open Subtitles which took place last August. Are you at risk from reused logins?

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Police forces pipe 225 million pwned passwords into ‘Have I Been Pwned?’

Law enforcement agencies like the FBI and NCA have injected hundreds of millions of unique passwords into Have I Been Pwned.

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New law will issue bans, fines for using default passwords on smart devices

The UK government has just introduced new law to protect consumers from internet-connected smart devices that use default passwords.

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US Navy ship Facebook page hijacked to stream video games

It may seem funny, but there are serious implications to hijacking a Facebook page.

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Microsoft makes a bold move towards a password-less future

Microsoft envisions a password-less future. Password expert Per Thorsheim isn’t so sure.

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A week in security (January 18 – January 24)

An action-packed week on Malwarebytes Labs with ZeroLogon, DNSPooq, WhatsApp privacy, Tiktok settings, Zoom watermarking, and more.

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Chrome wants to make your passwords stronger

We take a look at the latest password security feature in version 88 of the Google Chrome web browser.

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Ubiquiti breach, and other IoT security problems

Ubiquiti informed its customers about unauthorized access to its online customer portal. Here’s what you need to know.

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A week in security (June 22 – 28)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from June 22 – 28, inlcuding a zero day guide, tax season tips, and web skimmers using image files.

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The passwordless present: Will biometrics replace passwords forever?

The effectiveness of passwords to protect data has long been debated. Many have called for the death of passwords, instead pushing for biometrics to secure their most precious information. But is biometrics really a better, safer option?

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