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  • Reactions to the Paddy Power data breach

    01.08.2014

    Paddy Power is contacting 649,055 customers in relation to a data breach from 2010.

  • BitTorrent's decentralized chat app keeps content, metadata safe

    31.07.2014

    BitTorrent, the company that develops the homonymous peer-to-peer protocol and two popular clients that use it, has announced the release of Bleep, an online communication (voice and text) application that lets users "make a direct, decentralized connection to someone they trust." "Messaging and voice applications currently available all rely on central servers.

  • Free iPhone app for encrypted phone calls released

    30.07.2014

    There is finally a free alternative for all iOS users who are looking to encrypt their voice calls: the app is called Signal, and has been developed by the Open Whisper Systems project.

  • 375 million customer records compromised in 2014

    30.07.2014

    Between April and June of this year, there were a total of 237 breaches that compromised more than 175 million customer records of personal and financial information worldwide.

  • Russian government offers money for Tor-cracking tech

    28.07.2014

    The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) has published a tender offering $111,000 to any Russian company or organization that can provide technology that can de-anonymize users of the Tor anonymity network and decrypt the data sent through it.




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Successful strategies to avoid frequent password changes

Posted on 19 August 2014.  |  After a widespread, nonspecific data breach, the conventional wisdom is that people should change all their passwords. But, there’s a better way.


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