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Lifelock gets unlocked, company fails to protect information

This company messed up big time and made a mistake that could crucially hurt them. 

Know who else shares passwords? IT depatments

Users get a lot of heat for poor password management, and it’s mostly justified. But a new survey from Centrify finds that IT can be just as guilty of sharing credentials, if not more so. 

Hackers target cheating site, leak information

These companies experienced an inside hack job that could potentially release somewhat embarrassing information about people that could result in a number of ruined marriages. 

Google survey finds security pros, users don’t see eye-to-eye

You’ve probably already figured this one out, but a recent survey from Google shows that your security priorities and those of your users’ often don’t line up. 

Survey: Some IT managers need to learn to share

When threats are discovered, many IT pros go into red alert mode, gathering their teams and sharing the discovery. Then there are those who sit on the information, preferring to keep this critical info to themselves. 

Even hackers can’t do p@ssw0rds right

Hacking Team, an Italian company that sells spyware to governments and other organizations has a real mess on its hands. And part of the reason for that appears to be it didn’t follow basic password procedures. 

IT pros warn: Take hacking stats with a grain of salt

The number and frequency of cyberattacks may be seriously underestimated, according to a recent survey. Here’s why that matters to you. 

LastPass hacked, highlighting yet another password weakness

Password managers are seen as a savior for many companies. They allow users to make more complicated and unique passwords without having to remember them every single time they go to a website. 

90% of users still have access to old work accounts

No one is ever truly gone if we remember them … or if we forget to revoke their access. 

Caught stealing? MLB team accused of corporate espionage

Many people think corporate espionage only deals with stealing plans for upcoming products or top-secret designs. But these days everyone can get in on the act: even our national pastime.