Weak and re-used passwords still common, says vendor report

Many employees of Fortune 1,000 companies are still using and re-using weak and insecure passwords if an analysis of stolen...

March 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Warning: Ransomware may be copying all credentials on victims’ networks

It's bad enough that infosec pros have to worry about ransomware scrambling or stealing data -- or both. But a...

January 9th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Password lessons: Longer is better, so is salt

Infosec pros who had no idea of how easily a stolen list of hashed passwords could be cracked got a...

October 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

World Password Day: Time for CISOs to re-think login strategies

Today is World Password Day, which is usually aimed at encouraging consumers to strengthen or change their passwords. However, CISOs...

May 2nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Password Prompt

IMAP being used by hackers to bypass multi-factor authentication, says report

Multi-factor authentication is touted by experts as one of the best ways to protect email against brute force attacks and...

March 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Nov. 9, 2018 — No free digital coin, drone site vulnerability and make passwords longer

Beware of Twitter messages promising free cryptocurrency, a drone manufacturers’ website patched and how to make passwords safer. Welcome to...

November 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Botnet-powered credential stuffing still a problem: Report

Phishing is one of the most successful ways attackers get past an organization's network defences. But credential stuffing --backed by...

September 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Controversy over report that company can unlock most iPhones

Owners of Apple iPhones are wondering how safe their password-locked handsets are from attack with news that an Israeli-based forensics...

February 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

10 practical privacy resolutions you can make for the New Year

The day after New Year's was always my favorite growing up, and not because my birthday is January 2nd (worst...

December 20th, 2017 Arianne Martin