The recent hacking of Associated Press' Twitter account and the (luckily short-term) effect an explosive fake tweet had on the real-world has marked a turning point.
UK adults are risking their online security by using identical or easy to remember passwords on the websites they visit, new Ofcom research reveals.
In order to relieve the curiosity of the huge Reddit community, systems administrator Jason Harvey has shared some details about the DDoS attack that recently hit the popular social news site and caused it to go down for a period of 50 minutes.
Twitter is urging users once again to improve their passwords - both on Twitter and on other online services.
NetIQ announced SocialAccess, a virtual appliance that allows business and government entities to leverage social identity providers to share select identity information for authentication via OAuth and OpenID Connect.
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