Data Breaches Multifactor Authentication Password management Security

LastPass users: time to change passwords, settings and….

The hacker copied information from backup that contained basic customer account information and related metadata, including company names, end-user names, billing addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, and the IP addresses from which customers were accessing the LastPass service. The threat actor was also able to copy a backup of customer vault data from the encrypted […]

Data Breaches Multifactor Authentication Password management

Crypto exchange Gemini leaks private data of 5.3 million users

The American crypto exchange Gemini has leaked the private data of 5.3 million users, which has subsequently been used for targeted phishing attacks. It concerns e-mail addresses and partial telephone numbers. According to Gemini, the data was stolen from an unnamed “third-party” supplier. No further details about the data breach have been provided. Gemini does […]

Password management
Password management

9 out of 10 passwords are too easy to retrieve

Everyone is annoyed when coming up with, remembering and entering hard-to-guess passwords as shown in this video. 77.6% of people find passwords difficult to remember, while 89.2% have an easy-to-guess or retrieve password, with 8% of all passwords already leaked. ID Control helps you manage your usernames, passwords and other secrets (e.g. credit card details) […]

Multifactor Authentication Password management Security

Politicans required strong password on Twitter

To protect accounts related to the US presidential election, Twitter will require a strong password for these accounts. These users are also recommended to set up two-factor authentication. The microblogging service has announced this on its own website. In this way, Twitter wants to protect so-called “high-profile accounts” during the upcoming presidential elections. These include […]

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