Google: We've been storing some enterprise customer passwords in plaintext since 2005

Google is encouraging enterprise administrators to have users reset their passwords.

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Real-time bidding, a thriving ad targeting technique, is becoming a GDPR dilemma

by Jeff Stone • 20 hours ago

U.S. advertisers spent an estimated $23.5 billion on the tactic last year, up from $6.4 billion in 2014.

What goes around comes around: Researchers find backdoor in pirated Apple phishing kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 24 hours ago

Researchers at cybersecurity company Akamai Technologies have found a backdoor in a bootlegged version of 16Shop.

KnowBe4 to acquire Norwegian assessment company CLTRe

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Middle East-linked hacking group is working hard to mask its moves

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

The group bears a resemblance to MuddyWater.

Google to stop providing Huawei with key software amid trade war escalation

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Chipmakers including Intel and Qualcomm also have said they will cease providing supplies to Huawei until further notice.

Cloud company CEO accused of orchestrating million-dollar IP fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

A South Carolina businessman created a secondary market for IP addresses, the indictment alleges.

Facebook bans Israeli company that's been sharing disinfo on West African politics

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

It's not just nation-states, businesses are starting to get in on the disinformation game.

Hacking forums survive cybercrime dragnet as feds prioritize drug-market busts

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

The pesistence of these markets is in part a reflection of the U.S. Department of Justice's priorities.

Google to replace Titan keys for free after uncovering Bluetooth flaw

by Jeff Stone • 7 days ago

The vulnerability would require an outsider to already have obtained a victim's username and password.

Microsoft patches critical vulnerability comparable to WannaCry

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The company says its seen no evidence the flaw has been exploited.

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