In-brief: U.S. adults may be able to identify a strong password when they see one, but on many questions of how to identify and protect themselves from online threats, they are worryingly ignorant, according to a new survey by The Pew Center.
In-brief: The recently disclosed trove of personnel files by an US Air Force officer is one piece of a much larger phenomenon: exposed, vulnerable and Internet-connected network attached storage (or NAS) devices chock full of gigabytes sensitive data.
In-brief: companies that want to make life difficult for cyber criminals can start by moving valuable data off the front lines and finding ways to use less valuable information to verify the identity of their customers, writes Keir Breitenfeld, who works for Experian’s Fraud & Identity Solutions group.
In-brief: Security experts are warning that so-called “file-less” attacks on commercial networks operated by banks and other firms are spreading and harvesting sensitive information, like administrator user names and passwords.
In-brief: Password management is already a big challenge for consumers and businesses. That problem is poised to get much (much) worse, as the population of The Internet of Things explodes, a new survey finds.