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Worst Passwords Annual List Released By SplashData
2014-01-21 05:58:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mobile phone software company SplashData has released its annual list of the 25 most frequently used online passwords, and for the first time in the brief history of the list, there's a new #1! During the first two years in which the Los Gatos, California-based firm first started analyzing the most common passwords among those leaked by hacker, “password” topped the list. This year, however, it has fallen to the second-place...

2014-01-20 23:20:42

The 2013 list of worst passwords, influenced by postings from the Adobe breach, demonstrates the importance of not basing passwords on the application or website being accessed. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 SplashData has announced its annual list of the 25 most common passwords found on the Internet. For the first time since SplashData began compiling its annual list, "password" has lost its title as the most common and therefore Worst Password, and two-time runner-up...

2013-12-11 23:04:44

Recent Studies Suggest Most Consumers are Not Protected from This Dangerous Malware Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Identity Theft Council is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of the menace of keyloggers, over the Christmas holidays and beyond. In the aftermath of the recent discovery of more than two million stolen passwords on a hacker server, the prime suspect in the incident was initially a keylogger. A keylogger is a piece of malware designed to capture...

2013-10-23 23:24:11

IOActive today announced that it has discovered a vulnerability in ProSoft Technology’s RadioLinx ControlScape application. The software is primarily used with Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric solutions, and is deployed worldwide across several industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater, and electric utilities. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced that...

2011-10-28 07:00:00

Password Vault Manager helps users store and manage sensitive data, while minimizing the security risks of sharing documents. (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 Devolutions, a Canadian-based enterprise software development firm with more than 125,000 users in over 60 countries, announced today the launch of Password Vault Manager: a solution that allows users to safely guard passwords, credit card numbers, bank account information, serial numbers, alarm codes and other sensitive data. In addition to...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- PGP Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data protection, today announced two new mobile security encryption solutions, PGP(R) Portable and PGP(R) Mobile 9.10, designed to address the critical challenges facing organizations that share portable data and secure email on smartphones. An extension of the award-winning PGP(R) Encryption Platform, PGP(R) Portable is a new data protection solution that provides self-contained encryption on any...