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March 13, 2019
Citrix disclosed a potential data breach blamed on poor password security, but a lack of details about the attack leaves only unconfirmed claims from a single cybersecurity firm.
March 01, 2019
Researchers found several popular password managers expose master passwords in system memory, but experts recommend consumers and enterprises should still use the products.
February 15, 2019
More than two-thirds of employees share passwords with colleagues, research reveals. Experts sound off on what's fueling poor password practices and how to solve the problem.
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.
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Several vulnerabilities were found in Western Digital's My Cloud, including one that affects the default hardcoded password. Learn how to avoid such risks with expert Nick Lewis. Continue Reading
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