Banking start-up exposes PINs for 500,000 customers on the verge of US launch

Banking start-up exposes PINs for 500,000 customers on the verge of US launch

Banking start-up Monzo has sent out emails to half a million customers after its engineers caught a glimpse of the PIN numbers associated with their cards. The British banking service, which serves ...
Say goodbye to passwords: WebAuthn specification now an official standard

Say goodbye to passwords: WebAuthn specification now an official standard

Weak or default passwords are behind 81% of data breaches, and most people employ such a password, despite knowing better. Worse still, Internet users recycle the same password across websites and services, ...
59% of people use the same password everywhere, poll finds

59% of people use the same password everywhere, poll finds

Despite an increasingly dangerous threat landscape and heightened global awareness of hacking and data breaches, password hygiene leaves a lot to be desired. 91 percent of people know that password recycling poses ...
Unspecified GitHub Bug Internally Exposes Passwords in Plaintext

Unspecified GitHub Bug Internally Exposes Passwords in Plaintext

In a series of emails to its users, popular code repository website GitHub revealed that some account passwords were inadvertently collected in plaintext by their internal logging systems, prompting an immediate password ...