The passwordless present: Will biometrics replace passwords forever?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000

The effectiveness of passwords to protect data has long been debated. Many have called for the death of passwords, instead pushing for biometrics to secure their most precious information. But is biometrics really a better, safer option?

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:04:44 +0000

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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How the most damaging ransomware evades IT security

Credit to Author: Mark Loman| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:50:28 +0000

This article is a condensed version of our report How Ransomware Behaves: What defenders should know about the top families<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/-0DnxPzSZek” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A taste of the onslaught at the network’s edge

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:01:11 +0000

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Are hackers gonna hack anymore? Not if we keep reusing passwords

Credit to Author: Kacy Zurkus| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

A look at the not-so-hacking hacker techniques attackers are using to compromise user accounts via weak passwords and gain access to enterprise networks.

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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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