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Why your Password is a fail

By Staff Writer 2 June 2015

The IT security industry has been warning about the fallibility of passwords for years, yet the situation hasn’t changed. FULL STORY >

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Time to dump passwords for good

By Thomas McKinnon 24 February 2015

It’s conceivable that one day biometrics may replace passwords completely, across many different services says Martin Walshaw, senior engineer at F5 Networks. FULL STORY >

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Geek News Highlights - The Bag of Tricks Edition

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 January 2015

This week's Geek News has a little bit of everything, with a new short film from Adidas, a rumoured X Files return to TV and a scientifically designed tattoo. FULL STORY >

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Most commonly used passwords revealed

By Ryan Noik 21 January 2014

SplashData has revealed what the most popular and worse passwords currently in use are. FULL STORY >

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6.5 million LinkedIn passwords stolen

By Ryan Noik 7 June 2012

Millions of LinkedIn accounts may have been compromised, after it was revealed that a package of 6.5 million encrypted passwords for the social network appeared on a Russian hacker forum. FULL STORY >

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Russian firm cracks iOS

By Johan Keyter 25 May 2011

A security company named ElcomSoft cracks Apple's password and encryption measures for iOS devices. FULL STORY >

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ThumbMax Fingerprint USB Drive

By Thomas McKinnon 15 July 2008

The ThumbMax is a flash drive that has added biometric protection. FULL STORY >

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