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2014-05-27 10:52:58

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It isn't often that a single user's problems prompt a company to issue warnings, but on Tuesday music streaming service Spotify told its Android device users to update their passwords after its service was hacked. "We've become aware of some unauthorized access to our systems and internal company data and we wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking in response," Oskar Stål, CTO for Spotify, posted on the company's blog site on...

Hackers Use Find My iPhone Feature To Lock iPhones And Demand Ransom
2014-05-27 09:29:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple's "Find My iPhone" feature is a handy thing to have when one misplaces a phone, but owners of Mac and iOS devices in Australia found that the feature is a handy thing for hackers as well. News broke on Tuesday morning that some users of the Apple products have had their devices digitally held for ransom by hackers – who were demanding payment before relinquishing control of the device. Australian newspaper The Age broke the...

2014-05-21 16:29:30

Abine, the online privacy company, gives eBay users a simple privacy service to protect their passwords, emails, and the credit cards they use to shop online. BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the overwhelming number of inquiries from eBay users about eBay's recent data breach and the safety of their passwords and credit card information, online privacy company Abine is providing the newest version of their acclaimed MaskMe service here: http://abine.com/maskme.html While Abine has...

Security Breach Discovered At eBay, Call Put Out To All Customers: Change Passwords
2014-05-21 14:32:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Online marketplace eBay said on Wednesday that users of its service should change their passwords due to a cyber-attack that may have compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. The "buy-it-now" giant also announced that it had conducted an extensive test of its network, and reported that there is no evidence that this particular compromise resulted in any unauthorized activity for eBay users....

2014-05-21 08:29:27

China fashion retailer on track to install biometric-enabled technology in 100 stores REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a trusted partner for biometric identity verification solutions, today announced that New Look, a leading China fashion retailer, has selected a Point-of-Sale (POS) system enabled with DigitalPersona(®) fingerprint technology. After a successful trial at six of the retailer's stores in February 2014, New Look is set to expand...

2014-05-20 04:20:29

The company's ability to improve security levels without compromising on end-user convenience is an integral part of its value proposition MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of mobile authentication, Frost & Sullivan recognizes IBM with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Central to the company's success in generating value for customers is the integration of various mobile security, mobile...

2014-05-07 23:11:28

SyferLock Technology Corporation (http://www.syferlock.com) today announced that the latest release of its GridGuard™ two-factor / multi-factor authentication solutions now offers the ability for users to securely reset their passwords on a self-service basis. Shelton, CT (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 SyferLock Technology Corporation (http://www.syferlock.com) today announced that the latest release of its GridGuard™ two-factor / multi-factor authentication solutions now offers the ability for...

2014-05-07 08:27:59

Company's biometric technology improves secure authentication for mobile devices POTSDAM, N.Y., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NexID Biometrics LLC, the first company to offer liveness detection software for fingerprint-sensors on mobile devices, today launched its Mobile Live Finger Detection (LFD) application for the Android operating system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131016/SF97206LOGO NexID's Mobile LFD application ported to the Android platform means that makers of...

2014-05-06 04:24:40

Logs and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) products do not have the proper visibility to contain this type of threat TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aorato revealed that a disabled account in Windows' network does not take effect immediately. In fact, due to design considerations disabled accounts - and the same goes for deleted, expired and locked-out accounts - effectively remain valid up to 10 hours after they had supposedly been revoked. As...

2014-05-05 08:34:56

Carriers, Solution Providers Invited to Use Identity-Based System ORLANDO, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The insurance industry today began clearing the clutter of "sticky notes" with passwords on monitors everywhere, as industry coalition ID Federation Inc. introduced a software tool for securely accessing multiple insurance websites with a single sign-on. The tool, SignOn Once (SignOnOnce.org) allows agency staff to use one login to securely access systems of multiple carrier...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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