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Thousands of WordPress accounts hit in industrial-scale ‘dictionary’ attack

Cyber criminals are targeting the popular WordPress blogging platforms with password cracking attacks. Security expert Brian Krebs reported uncovering the campaign, publishing a list of sample WordPress usernames and passwords used in this attack on...
by Mafia Today on Apr 15, 2013

Thousands of WordPress accounts hit in industrial-scale ‘dictionary’ attack

Cyber criminals are targeting the popular WordPress blogging platforms with password cracking attacks. Security expert Brian Krebs reported uncovering the campaign, publishing a list of sample WordPress usernames and passwords used in this attack on...
by Mafia Today on Apr 15, 2013

How to Hack a Facebook Profile

Facebook has become an integral part of our life on the internet. We often post pictures, give status updates and share some of our most intimate and private moments on Facebook just to share it with out friends. But what we don’t realize is ho...
by TechniColor on Mar 4, 2013

Employers Request Social Media Passwords

it is not uncommon for employers and colleges to browse the social networking accounts of their applicants as part of the selection process. As a result, many users are now more wary than they might once have been about the information which they sha...
by Techinsert.com on Nov 3, 2012

6 Steps in Making A Safe and Strong Internet Password

Passwords are like precious keys to a man’s safe. There are a lot of information that can be saved in the internet these days including: personal information, important documents, and the hacker favorite bank account information. For these thin...
by Computer How To Guide on Oct 29, 2012

Optimizing John For Larger Pots

After speaking with @Solardiz over twitter yesterday I've decided to share this little tweak to John the Ripper which can help to import larger pot files without having to wait for years for it to load up.
by HackTalk on Sep 11, 2012

Thoughts On A Cyber-Mugging

Avoid cyber-mugging with a clear security strategy...
by friday coming soon on Aug 13, 2012

How To Secure the Top-3 Social Networks

If you use your mobile phone, or other device to access Google applications, Facebook, or Twitter, then you should know the importance of securing your account to help prevent unauthorized account access and possibly loss of account data, settings, o...
by The PC Repair Shop Blog on Aug 13, 2012

Interesting security alert for Blizzard

Not the first, and not the last account security alert for a game company came yesterday from Blizzard. In short – their systems were significantly compromised sometime around Aug 4 2012, and while no credit card information, billing addresses,...

Tips to Protect your Ecommerce Business

About Abel Wike: I can write fresh, original, keyword rich and SEO-friendly content which articles based on the topics suggested for your site. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Digg | PinterestThe world is going forward; the importance of security...
by Affiliate Entrepreneur Club on Jul 27, 2012

Yahoo, Hacker rivendicano furto 400.000 password

Quattrocentomila password di Yahoo sarebbero state rubate dagli hacker. E' la stessa società californiana, sul proprio sito, a rendere noto di aver aperto un'indagine per verificare la presunta breccia nel sistema di sicurezza. Lo riporta la Bbc. A...
by MondoUnix on Jul 13, 2012

Password Security Scanner

This utility scans the passwords stored by popular Windows applications (Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and more…) and displays security information about all these passwords. The security information of every stored pas...
by onlyfreedownloadfiles on Apr 30, 2012

Password Smarts…. or the lack of.

I work in IT a large corporation, and one thing that I deal with on a daily basis is password troubleshooting. Be it passwords expiring, so they need me to reset it for them, or data recovery where I need the users password to configure a replacement...
by HackTalk on Feb 28, 2012


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