Password Rules Suck, Says The Guy Who
Lifehacker AustraliaPassword Rules Suck, Says The Guy Who Created ThemLifehacker AustraliaAppendix A, an 8-page guide that defined the rules most people base their password policies on today, was flawed. "Much of what I did I now regret,” said Burr, the now retired septugenarian. Last year, I MCed an event with famed hacker Kevin Mitnick ...The Man Who Wrote Those Password Rules Has a New Tip: N3v$r M1^d!Wall Street Journalxkcd: Password StrengthxkcdNIST Special Publication 800-63B - NIST Pages - National Institute of Standards and TechnologyNIST Pages - National Institute of Standards and Technologyall 33 news articles »
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 6:41 pm
Good Hackers Can Do Bad Things, Too -
Reuters UKGood Hackers Can Do Bad Things, TooLifehacker AustraliaThen, you've got Kevin Mitnick, another famous hacker. Mitnick was charged for over two dozen cyber crimes in 1995, evaded the feds for two weeks before being caught with 100 cloned cell phones, and then served nearly four years in prison. Now, he runs ...Black hat or white hat? Questions swirl around hero researcher's sudden arrestGears Of BizKronos Indictment R - DocumentCloudDocumentCloudWannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins 'admitted creating code to harvest bank details' - court toldTelegraph.co.ukall 123 news articles »
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 11:00 am
Social engineering: The basics -
Social engineering: The basicsComputerworld AustraliaIt won't mean much if your users are tricked into clicking on a malicious link they think came from a Facebook friend or LinkedIn connection. Famous hacker Kevin Mitnick helped popularize the term 'social engineering' in the '90s, although the idea and ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 9:18 am
Learn All About Social Engineering With
Lifehacker AustraliaLearn All About Social Engineering With Humble's Cybersecurity Book BundleLifehacker AustraliaWhether you're up for spending $US1 or $US15, Humble's latest book bundle should have something for you. The subject matter is cybersecurity, featuring a choice selection of titles from Wiley publishing, covering everything from social engineering to ...
Posted on 29 July 2017 | 7:19 pm
The time I was - The Outline
The OutlineThe time I wasThe OutlineTucked away behind the main hall at the Def Con hacker conference in Las Vegas was a room with a plexiglass box set on a stage, multiple pairs of handcuffs, lockpicks, and an array of lasers — plus an audience of about 100 sitting in rows of chairs ...
Posted on 28 July 2017 | 6:49 pm
TraceSecurity Launches TracePhishing
Interactive security awareness training – based on 30 years of first-hand experience from the world's most wanted hacker turned IT consultant, Kevin Mitnick – combined with unlimited, simulated phishing tests are delivered in this single turnkey ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 5:00 pm
KnowBe4 Warns of Massive Web Ad Poisoning of
About Kevin Mitnick Kevin Mitnick, ‘the World’s Most Famous Hacker’, is an internationally recognized computer security expert with extensive experience in exposing the vulnerabilities of complex operating systems and telecom devices. He gained ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 11:25 pm
How the government can spy on you, and what
“The first thing I’d recommend to the average person on the street is whenever you’re out in the public…use a VPN service,” says former “Most Wanted Hacker” Kevin Mitnick in an interview. “It takes your data and puts it in an encrypted enve ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 9:32 pm
Infamous hacker Kevin Mitnick sniffs fiber,
Mitnick demonstrates in under five minutes how he could get near your network, set up a clandestine connection, sniff your network, grab your passwords, email, anything sent "over the wire" unencrypted, and disappear within minutes. And you'd never catch ...
Posted on 19 June 2015 | 4:08 am
Former Blackhat Kevin Mitnick and ZixCorp to
Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (ZIXI), brings awareness to the insecurity of email by showcasing an email hack by former blackhat and world famous hacker Kevin Mitnick. During the recording, Mitnick will demonstrate one method used by hackers to intercept ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 9:35 pm