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November 20, 2018
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast discusses whether users are responsible for creating and reusing weak passwords or if the technology systems themselves are to blame.
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.
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