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Zero-Day Hackers Take Claim For vBulletin, MacRumors Breach
2013-11-18 15:40:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last Friday vBulletin Solutions, the creators of vBulletin software, announced they had reset the passwords for all accounts on the vBulletin support forums. This came after confirmation that hackers had broken into the systems and compromised customer log-in information. This reportedly included not only the vBulletin.com forums but also those of MacRumors.com. On Thursday, Inj3ct0r Exploit Database’s Facebook page reported it had...

2013-11-18 08:33:57

Used by Dematic, M-Pin enhancement includes mobile client LONDON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CertiVox, a leading provider of authentication and encryption software and services, today announces a mobile enhancement to M-Pin, allowing users to log into services on a PC using their own smartphone, eliminating security concerns around using different PCs. With over 93 million identities reportedly lost in 2012([1]) alone by high profile organisations, M-Pin provides strong...

2013-11-18 04:22:59

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, today launches its DIGIPASS for Application Perimeter Protection SDK (DIGIPASS for APPS), a software development kit providing application developers with a cross-platform programming environment to secure their (mobile) applications. DIGIPASS for APPS offers a...

2013-11-14 04:23:22

EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans overwhelmingly oppose allowing their bosses to obtain their social media passwords. That's the finding of a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. According to the survey, eighty-three percent of American adults say that employers should not be allowed to obtain passwords to personal social media accounts, such as Facebook and YouTube. Only seven percent of people surveyed said it was okay for...

2013-11-13 23:34:23

Devolutions’ new Password Vault Manager (PVM) 5 features nearly 90 improvements and enhancements, including a new offline mode, document management, entry default values and more. A no-cost 30-day trial is available from http://passwordvaultmanager.com. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Only a month after releasing a major update to its flagship Remote Desktop Manager (RDM) solution that is used by over 200,000 IT pros in 100 countries, enterprise software firm Devolutions...

PIN Skimmer Can Read Your Smartphone PIN
2013-11-12 06:25:15

[ Watch the Video: Is Your Smartphone Watching You? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online British researchers warned on Monday that a smartphone’s PIN could be determined by tapping into the device’s microphone and camera. Using a program called “PIN Skimmer,” the University of Cambridge team found that codes entered on a number-only soft keypad could be easily identified. The software was able to “watch” a user’s face via the camera, and then...

GOTCHA Security Software Uses Inkblots Instead Of Passwords
2013-11-07 19:14:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Computer scientists are now moving to inkblots to help provide an extra measure of security on the Internet. Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have created the Generating panOptic Turing Tests to Tell Computers and Humans Apart (GOTCHA) in order to protect online back accounts, medical records or other sensitive information. When using GOTCHA, a user would choose a password while a computer generates several random,...

2013-11-05 23:31:24

Password Recovery for Access is compact, affordable and intuitive MDB unlock tool that helps to recover or remove passwords from protected Access files virtually in no time. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Microsoft Access databases are used in countless applications, great and small, serving individuals and enterprises across the world. A large fraction of MS Access databases are protected with a password to prevent unauthorized access to data and their modification. However, users...

2013-11-04 23:20:52

Tools4ever solutions have been implemented at several businesses throughout the United States during the third quarter to help with identity and access management issues. Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Tools4ever, the market leader in identity and access management solutions, today announced the addition of several new clients in the United States during the second quarter of 2013 that have implemented its solutions in order to improve efficiency and security of their...

2013-11-04 23:01:32

LastPass has announced today that version 3.0 of its password manager is now available for download on all browsers and platforms. With a new design and streamlined experience across the browser addons, the iOS and Android mobile apps, and the LastPass.com website itself, LastPass aims to make its product easy to use for the average consumer, while continuing to expand the core functionality of the service. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The new release features: Revamped user...