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Why ji32k7au4a83 is a common password?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At a glance, ji32k7au4a83 may seem like a strong password. However, in this article by Gizmodo; data breach repository Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) revealed that this password has shown up in 141 data breaches. HIBP is an aggregator that helps users to find out if their email or personal data were compromised in significant data...

Facebook revealed 30 million users affected by recent breach

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]After Facebook announced in late September 2018 about its largest security breach yet, the company has finally revealed the real number of users affected – 30 million, not 50 million as initially expected. Out of 30 million, 14 million had their detailed personal information such as birth dates, employers, religious preference, education, pages followed, recent searches...

California bans default passwords, WHY?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]California, home to many start-ups and technology companies, such as Apple and Facebook, has passed a legislation that requires higher security standards for internet-connected devices. The Information Privacy: Connected Devices Bill makes it illegal for electronics firms to use default passwords such as "01234" and "admin" in their products from 2020. This means each device needs to have its own...

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