Password authentication News
August 13, 2015
Bitdefender suffered a data breach in which a hacker stole a small number of unencrypted usernames and passwords for active customers. The hacker then demanded $15,000 in ransom.
July 27, 2015
A glaring error in the Steam password recovery system allowed hackers to take over accounts for Valve's popular gaming platform.
June 30, 2015
A report reveals that many stolen US government agency passwords traveled across the Web, including credentials from OPM, which was recently breached due to stolen passwords.
May 05, 2015
Microsoft has released its Local Administrator Password Solution for a common admin login account across all domain-joined computers in hopes that it will decrease pass-the-hash attacks.
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