Police chief becomes first to back statutory duty of care on social media

Police chief becomes first to back statutory duty of care on social media

Social media firms have failed to crack downn on “violent, insidious and criminal” content and should be regulated, says a police chief who has become the first to publicly back a statutory duty of care. Mike Cunningham, head of the College of Policing, the...
Facebook employees had access to plain-text passwords for millions of users

Facebook employees had access to plain-text passwords for millions of users

If you’ve been waiting for a new reason to bash Facebook, you might just be in luck today. A report from security research company Krebs on Security, which has since been confirmed by Facebook itself, reveals that the social network improperly...
Hated and hunted | The perilous life of the computer virus cracker making powerful enemies online

Hated and hunted | The perilous life of the computer virus cracker making powerful enemies online

Fabian is world renowned for destroying ransomware – the viruses sent out by criminal gangs to extort money. Because of this, he lives a reclusive existence, always having to be one step ahead of the cyber criminals. He has moved to an unknown location since...
Picking the low hanging Passwords | Cracking Alternative

Picking the low hanging Passwords | Cracking Alternative

By David Gilbertson According to a not-at-all recent report by Keeper (see below), there’s a 50/50 chance that any user account can be accessed with one of the 25 most common passwords, this can be leveraged within Digital Forensics. And there’s a 17% chance that...

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