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The definitive guide to password etiquette?

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Troy Hunt is an Australian web security expert and creator of the ‘Have I Been Pwned?’ website that allows internet users to check if their personal data has been breached. In his latest blog post he pulls together information from a number of sources to give a fascinating and very… Read more »

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Researcher finds a chink in Pay Pal’s armour

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When security researcher Henry Hoggard forgot the answers to his Pay Pal authentication questions, he circumnavigated the problem by using a proxy software programme to alter the stream of data so that it seemed as if he had given the correct responses. Mr Hoggard alerted Pay Pal about this vulnerability,… Read more »

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