FIFA 22 phishers tackle customer support with social engineering

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:23:01 +0000

We look at a phishing scam where the victims were customer support reps tricked into handing over control of player’s accounts.

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Pega Infinity patches authentication vulnerability

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 14:53:37 +0000

Pega Infinity is a popular enterprise software and researchers found a flaw in the authentication process by using a password reset weakness.

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When can we get rid of passwords for good?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:17:19 +0000

Passwords are a burden and security risk, especially when used as a single authentication method. Can we get rid of passwords once and for all? We list alternative authentication methods and discuss their pros and cons.

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Business email compromise scam costs Pathé $21.5 million

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:23 +0000

Recently released court documents show European-based cinema chain Pathé lost a small fortune to a business email compromise (BEC) scam in March 2018. The attack cost the company $21.5 million—that’s 10 percent of its total earnings. Learn how to avoid BEC scams and keep your company in the black.

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Is FIDO the future instrument to prove our identity?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:52:03 +0000

FIDO, which stands for Fast Identity Online, is set of standards that enable simpler and more secure user authentication across websites and mobile services. Does this mean the end of passwords? Time will tell.

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Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) is an essential element of online authentication. But are you aware of all the known vulnerabilities? And, more importantly, have you patched them?

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