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Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text, making them available for years to anyone who had access to the files. Between 200 million and 600 million Facebook users are understood to have been affected
From the end of July, the latest version of Chrome will be showing a 'not secure' warning on any websites not using HTTPS
Internet privacy and data protection are increasingly important issues for anyone who uses the internet. Massive data breaches in recent years have opened the eyes of both the public and government bodies about how much damage can be caused by poor data protection procedures. The EU has taken a proactive response to this situation by adopting the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...
In the past six months, our Business Management System (BMS) has seen some major improvements, from the addition of a full newsletter / email marketing system to the building of a better facility to promote blog entries, articles, events and courses on Facebook and Twitter.
Earlier this year, Keeper Security wrote an article about the most common passwords used in 2016. The list showed that many people are using very weak passwords that would easily be cracked by any mildly competent hacker in seconds or minutes.
Browsers are now adding a 'not secure' (in Chrome) or a broken padlock (in Firefox) warning if the website includes a login or a payment form that is not secure.