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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.
April 24, 2015
Threat experts at RSA Conference 2015 say today's most dangerous attack techniques reflect a shift toward long-duration attacks that are often nearly impossible to detect.
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