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  • Freenode suffers breach, asks users to change their passwords

    15.09.2014

    Popular IRC network Freenode has suffered a security breach and is asking users to change their passwords, as they might have been compromised.

  • 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.

  • Give up on complex passwords, says Microsoft

    04.09.2014

    The Internet is full of advice on how users should go about choosing strong passwords, and on what schemes web admins should implement to make them do so and what protection mechanisms should be used to protect those accounts, but according to a group of researchers from Microsoft and the Carleton University in Canada, there is little available guidance that is actually supported by clear, solid evidence.

  • 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.

  • Reveton ransomware now comes with password stealers

    20.08.2014

    The Reveton screen-locking ransomware is still with us, and it's evolving.




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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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