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September 25, 2018
Cisco hit by yet another new hardcoded credentials flaw, the latest in a long line of such flaws since last year, this time in its video surveillance manager appliance.
March 21, 2018
A Firefox bug exposing the browser's master password to a simple brute force attack against inadequate SHA-1 hashing is still on the books after nearly nine years.
December 29, 2017
News roundup: Login managers enable the exposure of user credentials in over 1,000 websites. Plus, Mozilla patched a critical vulnerability in Thunderbird, and more.
December 12, 2017
A massive repository containing more than 1.4 billion stolen credentials was found on the dark web with special features for malicious actors.
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