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2013-12-17 12:29:47

Mac FileVault2 passwords now recoverable at a high speed, in addition to Passware's previously announced live memory analysis solution MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for computer forensics, law enforcement organizations, government agencies, and private investigators, announces the addition of a hardware-accelerated FileVault2 password recovery option to its...

Microsoft Looks Beyond Passwords With FIDO Alliance
2013-12-13 14:26:43

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is joining efforts with the FIDO Alliance (Fast IDentity Online), an industry consortium of parties looking to advance online authentication beyond passwords. Microsoft has joined as a member of the Board of Directors. The Redmond-based software maker will also work with the FIDO Alliance to produce open standards ensuring interoperability with strong authentication methods and technologies. The FIDO Alliance hopes to create...

2013-12-12 23:32:30

18% of online US adults have canceled purchases due to forgotten passwords or usernames, 53% forced to use ‘reset password’ feature. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Early reporting suggests Cyber Monday 2013 to be a success as sales of $1.7 billion made it the heaviest online spending day in US history, and the National Retail Federation reports that an estimated 131 million Americans shopped online. However, recent findings from a Dashlane survey, conducted online among over...

2013-12-12 23:30:54

Enterprise password management and software firm Devolutions announced today that its team-focused Remote Desktop Management (RDM) solution is now fully integrated with Click Studios’ Passwordstate. As a result, Remote Desktop Manager users and teams can now benefit from an even more powerful and secure solution for managing all of their remote connections and passwords. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Devolutions, an enterprise password management and software firm with over...

2013-12-12 23:27:12

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is urging the public to make a New Year's Resolution to become Scam-Proof in 2014. As many consumers use the New Year to implement positive lifestyle changes, Scambook suggests taking time to organize personal security to protect against scams, fraud and identity theft in 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is urging the public to make a...

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...

2013-12-10 23:32:38

DNS Made Easy releases another Two-Factor authentication feature to all membership levels, offering an extra level of security and verification for account login. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 DNS Made Easy (dnsmadeeasy.com), the leading provider of Enterprise IP Anycast managed DNS services, has released Time-Based Passwords as another form of authentication for control panel access to the DNS Made Easy control panel. Two-Factor authentication (sometimes called Two-Step...

2013-12-10 08:35:57

BluStor Secure Mobile Briefcase helping secure device, user and data SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BluStor PMC, Inc. introduced the world's first multi-factor, multi-biometric, Bluetooth® Mobile Security Solution: BluStor Secure Mobile Briefcase. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/PH30428) "BluStor separates the keys to mobile security from the device and protects the full stream of mobile security--device, user, and data. And, most importantly,...

2013-12-09 23:24:28

SplashData today announced three new versions of its SplashID Safe password manager, including a major update of its consumer-focused Personal Edition with enhanced security features and an optional cloud-based sync service, a new SaaS version for small businesses and teams, and an updated server-based enterprise version. SplashID is the best-selling cross-platform password manager with over 1 million individual users and thousands of business and enterprise clients. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB)...

2013-12-09 23:21:40

Millions of Americans opt to do their holiday shopping online, but it does have some security concerns. The team at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a valuable list of tips to help consumers stay safe this holiday season. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Shopping online is tremendously convenient, and is becoming the preferred method for holiday shopping by consumers throughout the U.S., but compared to home security, it’s not so easy to find protection against predators....