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  • Apple adds two-step verification for iCloud

    17.09.2014

    Apple has announced that the two-step verification option for iCloud accounts now also extends to iCloud backups, preventing attackers who know the target's password from installing the target's backup on a new device and, thusly, from accessing the information contained in it.

  • Massive Gmail credential leak is not result of a breach

    11.09.2014

    By now, you might have heard that there has been a leak of a nearly 5 million username and password combinations associated with Google accounts.

  • Apple built multi-factor authenticated payment in the right order

    10.09.2014

    Apple has built a payment system by first rolling out the “second factor”—the biometric Touch ID—and then by rolling out the first factor: the payment application and API.

  • Namecheap accounts brute-forced by CyberVor gang?

    02.09.2014

    California-based domain registrar and web hosting firm Namecheap has been targeted by hackers, the company's VP of hosting Matt Russell warned on Monday, and said that the attackers are using username and password data gathered from third party sites to brute-force their way into their customers' accounts.

  • 51% of consumers share passwords

    20.08.2014

    Consumers are inadvertently leaving back doors open to attackers as they share log in details and sign up for automatic log on to mobile apps and services, according to new research by Intercede.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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