The End of Passwords

Read the original article: TechNewsWorld Written 20 April 2018 A new authentication standard for Web applications is near its final stage of implementation. Its name is WebAuthn, and it is designed to allow for new methods of authentication that are more reliable and more secure than typical passwords. The standard is in the final stages …

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Additional Victims of Equifax Breach Found

View the original story: CNBC Written 8 March 2018 Damage from the 2017 Equifax breach, considered to be the largest breach of personal information in history, continues to build up as the company announced in a statement that an additional 2.4 million people have been found to have had their information compromised by the breach. …

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Malware Exploits in Microsoft Office

Read the original article: The Hacker News Written 19 January 2018 A new type of malware named Zyklon has been found, and it leverages vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Office suite to create a botnet of infected computers. Zyklon has been around since 2016, only recently resurfacing. Zyklon creates a botnet and uses an anonymous connection …

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Apple ID Prompt Could Be Abused for Phishing

Read the original article: The Guardian Written 16 November 2017 A while back, I wrote a piece detailing the potential security issues that the new Face ID feature could create with the iPhone X. Recently, another potential security problem has been discovered within iOS itself. As anyone with an iPhone can probably attest, the smartphone …

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