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Data leak of 36 million user accounts : a brutal “awareness” campaign

A Romanian hacker acting under the pseudonym GhostShell has posted 36 million user accounts stolen by compromising 110 MongoDB databases. Among these accounts, 3.6 million are coupled with passwords.

Des hackers loupent le casse du siècle
Hackers miss out on the heist of the century because of a spelling error

Hackers robbed over $951 million from the Federal Bank of Bangladesh, but “only” $81 million actually slipped through the cracks and into the hands of the criminals. The remaining $870 million were frozen and should be returned to the Federal Bank of Bangladesh.

Are passwords a thing of the past?

In 2015, the most frequently-used password was (and still is) “123456”. For reasons of security, and because users cannot always remember a strong, unique password for each account, businesses are taking the bull by the horns and testing new ways of authentication. This article will take you on a quick tour of intrusion-prevention methods. Simple […]