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10 steps to staying secure on public Wi-Fi

The convenience of Wi-Fi for most people is invaluable. Whether it is at home, in the workplace or out and about – even on holiday… 843 more words


IRS estimate of stolen tax records balloons to over 300,000

In May, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – the US government agency tasked with collecting taxes – suffered a data breach in which attackers got away with the personal information of an estimated 100,000 taxpayers. 863 more words


Cracked Uber accounts tumble to 40 cents on the dark web

Remember those cracked Uber accounts that were selling for as little as $1 on the dark web a few months ago?

Well, welcome to the Midsummer Madness Sale: prices have been slashed, and now, they’re going for the low, low price of only 40 cents! 768 more words


Two Factor Authentication with GitHub and Visual Studio 2013

New job, new tools, new processes. In my new job we’re using GitHub for source control, and because the data is sensitive we’re also using two factor authentication. 363 more words

Software Development

Apple ditches Recovery Key in new 2FA process for El Capitan and iOS 9

I applaud Apple for continuing to refine the process for verifying identity with their devices and managed accounts.  Identity and Access Management is an ever evolving discipline and should be taken seriously by everyone.  29 more words

Security News

Apple ditches Recovery Key in new 2FA process for El Capitan and iOS 9

Ever since Apple turned on two-step verification (2SV) in 2013, Naked Security has been advising Apple ID users to write down the generated 14-character emergency Recovery Key and then tuck it away where it’s safe and sound. 882 more words


Lions, Tigers, and Data Breaches...Oh my!

Everywhere we turn these days there seems to be news about another data breach. It’s easy to become desensitized with the bombardment of of the next store, bank, health provider, school, etc. 487 more words

Information Security