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Bitwarden to release fix for four-year-old vulnerability
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Bitwarden to release fix for four-year-old vulnerability

The password manager knew about the issue since 2018, exploits for which were highlighted in a Flashpoint report earlier in March
17 Mar 2023
GoTo admits hackers stole customer backups in LastPass breach
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GoTo admits hackers stole customer backups in LastPass breach

In addition to losing encrypted backups such as hashed passwords, the firm has confirmed hackers stole an encryption key relating to the data
25 Jan 2023
LastPass customer password vaults stolen, targeted phishing attacks likely
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LastPass customer password vaults stolen, targeted phishing attacks likely

The latest fallout from the password manager's August security nightmare will probably see attackers deploying sophisticated methods to acquire decryp…
23 Dec 2022
LastPass admits 'elements' of customer data accessed in breach
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LastPass admits 'elements' of customer data accessed in breach

The password manager denies the exfiltration of any password data in an attack that also hit affiliate GoTo
1 Dec 2022
Revealed: The top 200 most common passwords of 2022
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Revealed: The top 200 most common passwords of 2022

While the most common passwords worldwide are largely the same, gender and region did have an effect on frequency
17 Nov 2022
Building a better password strategy for your business
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Building a better password strategy for your business

Exploring the strategies and exploits that hackers are using to circumvent password security measures
26 Oct 2022
Inside the password arms race
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Inside the password arms race

To keep your partner’s business protected, you always need to stay one step ahead
20 Sep 2022
LastPass breach: CEO says 'no evidence' of customer data being stolen
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LastPass breach: CEO says 'no evidence' of customer data being stolen

The company said the incident was confined to a single developer account and its associated environment
26 Aug 2022
Why convenience is the biggest threat to your security
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Why convenience is the biggest threat to your security

The shortcuts and human error that lead to breaches - and how to guard against them
8 Aug 2022
How to incorporate password protection into your security strategy
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How to incorporate password protection into your security strategy

A comprehensive security strategy needs to incorporate password protection
3 Aug 2022
Should you take your password manager off the internet?
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Should you take your password manager off the internet?

How keeping data offline in a closed loop on a self-service model can help shore up all your apps and services
28 Jul 2022
The psychology of secure passwords
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The psychology of secure passwords

The tricks for overcoming poor security hygiene like weak passwords and password reuse
14 Jul 2022
Google merges Chrome and Android password managers after community feedback
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Google merges Chrome and Android password managers after community feedback

The tech giant is also giving users the ability to generate passwords for iOS apps when Chrome is set as the autofill provider
1 Jul 2022
NordPass teams up with insurance provider Cowbell Cyber to improve security awareness
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NordPass teams up with insurance provider Cowbell Cyber to improve security awareness

Policy holders will be eligible for a 15% discount on NordPass Business
18 Feb 2022
NCA donates 225 million passwords to Have I Been Pwned
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NCA donates 225 million passwords to Have I Been Pwned

The move comes as both UK and US national crime-fighting agencies collaborate with the popular compromised credential checker
21 Dec 2021
Top 200 most common passwords of 2021 revealed
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Top 200 most common passwords of 2021 revealed

Unsurprisingly, the vast majority take less than a second to crack
10 Dec 2021
What is single sign-on (SSO)?
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What is single sign-on (SSO)?

We explain how SSO works and why you need it
2 Dec 2021
Chinese hackers target ManageEngine password manager
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Chinese hackers target ManageEngine password manager

Around nine organizations in the technology, defense, health care, energy, and education industries hit in new campaign
9 Nov 2021
Telegram bots are out to steal your one-time passwords
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Telegram bots are out to steal your one-time passwords

New scam lets cyber criminals steal money from victims
30 Sep 2021
Robust password policies cut cyber attacks by 60%
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Robust password policies cut cyber attacks by 60%

Research shows that hackers most often use brute force password attacks and flaw exploitation
13 Sep 2021
1Password Business review: First choice for business travel and guest accounts
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1Password Business review: First choice for business travel and guest accounts

1Password provides a great user experience, but its entry level tier in particular lacks some surprising features
16 Jul 2021
Keeper Security review: Keeps corporate password management simple
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Keeper Security review: Keeps corporate password management simple

Very polished business password management includes free lifetime personal accounts for all your users
9 Jul 2021
Dashlane review: A very web-focused password manager
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Dashlane review: A very web-focused password manager

A polished password manager with slightly limited platform support but plenty of security features
2 Jul 2021