Forgetting passwords is a common problem, but one woman thought forgetting her laptop password was enough of an emergency to call the police.
On the 10th of July a new bug was announced in the OpenSSL library. This is the library used by many websites and tools to manage TLS/SSL.
So the big question is - is it actually safe for your employees to use security questions as a way to authenticate or recover account access? The short answer is no, it's bad for business. Below we examine why, and what you can do about it if it's already prevalent in your business.
“What city were you born in?” and “What is your father’s middle name?” when asked together block 99% of attackers with 10 attempts from gaining access to secure online accounts, but can employees in your company remember what they put as the answer? Apparently, 41% cannot.
The My1Login events team took the road last week for InfoSecurity Europe 2015 in London. It's the 3rd year in a row that our team have exhibited at the event with our stand this year being our biggest yet.
Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report has found that over 90% of attack patterns involve a single, common denominator: people. Human error is a primary challenge to the infosecurity industry and players at every level need to take a fresh look at how to manage it.
The My1Login team are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting, for our third year running, at Infosecurity Europe on June 2nd – June 4th at Olympia, London. After the success of last year’s conference, we have a bigger stand, more people and we are ready to answer questions you may have.
You could be forgiven for thinking that only large, rich brands like Sony, Adobe, and JP Morgan are the companies targeted by hackers as they’re pretty much the only kind reported in the media. You could also be forgiven for thinking that lesser mortals are strangers to hacker hit lists and you’ve nothing to worry about. But you couldn’t be more wrong.
Would you take offense if someone called you gullible, naïve, easy to fool? Of course you would! But have you never been duped, not even by fake jeans, fake trainers, or even a fake smile? How about that email yesterday asking you to reset your password?
Whichever way you look at it, the notion of cloud computing appears to be the logical, if not miracle, solution for end users who want to access their files irrespective of location, device, or time of day, and for business owners who want to cut costs and complexity.
The concept is desirable, its implementation is straightforward, experts believe it is the future of IT, and yet there hasn’t been the universal acceptance that one might expect.
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No, that was a different Oliver, wasn’t it? Even so, like young Master Twist, hackers have come back for a second pass at the buffet at JamieOliver.com. The Naked Chef’s website has now been breached twice in as many months.