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Twitter says hackers compromise 250K accounts

Twitter confirmed Friday that it had become the latest victim in a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against media companies, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million ...

dateFeb 02, 2013 in Internet
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Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts

Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.

dateDec 05, 2013 in Security
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Researchers ID 'smishing' vulnerability in Android

(—Mobile security researchers have identified a new vulnerability in popular Android platforms, including Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. The vulnerability has been confirmed by Google, and will ...

dateNov 05, 2012 in Software
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Tool detects password vulnerability

You could think of it as a brainteaser: Create a sequence of eight or more characters that includes at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, a digit, and a symbol, that doesn't contain any words in English, and ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Security
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Neuroscience joins cryptography

( -- Security experts are turning to cognitive psychology for fresh ideas on authentication. Hristo Bojinov of Stanford University and others on his team have a new authentication design based on the concept of implicit ...

dateJul 19, 2012 in Computer Sciences report
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