2021 started with a bang, just the first 6 months saw some of the largest and most harmful cyberattacks ever witnessed, such as SolarWinds and the attack on the Colonial Pipeline. These gave us a small taste of how the rest of the year would go, as attackers continued to attack vulnerable organisations and introduce..
The biggest risk to retailers and consumers on Black Friday / Cyber Monday? Breached and insecure passwords
Authlogics research suggests thousands of breached passwords at our largest retailers leaves them vulnerable. You might be forgiven for making the assumption that our biggest retailers and their customers were facing a more obvious type of threat during Black Friday and Cyber Monday (the hugely popular consumer discount holidays, imported from the US) such as:..
Authlogics receives a Frontrunner Award in the category of Information Technology at the 2021 Go Global Awards.
Authlogics was announced as a Frontrunner Award in the category of Information Technology on the 14th October 2021, at the International Trade Council’s Annual Go Global Awards Ceremony. Authlogics provides organisations with a unique and cost-effective alternative to traditional authentication methods across the world. The technologies include Password Security Management and Multi-Factor Authentication which allow..
Phishing attacks are becoming a real threat for both individuals and organizations around the globe. A report by Verizon shows that 67% of data breaches are caused by phishing email scams alone. Learn how to protect yourself from phishing by familiarizing the common signs of a phishing scam. Phishing is a technique hackers use to..
Here at Authlogics, we’re extremely privileged to have access to a cache of password-related data. The Password Breach Database is a treasure trove for security analysis, allowing us to use the 1 billion unique clear text passwords to develop trends and patterns found in data breaches that have exposed passwords. Using this, we can make..
PRESS RELEASE: Authlogics announces enhancements to its Password Security Management Product to help enterprises level up their passwords
BRACKNELL, 22nd July 2021 – Authlogics, a leader in the simplification of end-to-end authentication, has today announced the latest enhancements to its dynamic Password Security Management (PSM) product, which will help enterprises ‘level up’ their password policies in order to ensure heightened security. Instead of traditional costly policies which encourage users to change their passwords..
It is well known that longer passwords are more secure than short ones, however, when it comes to IT security users will usually do the bare minimum. If a password policy only requires an 8 character password, most users will only use 8 characters and no more. This behaviour is partly down to laziness, but..
Here at Authlogics, we’re extremely privileged to have access to a cache of password-related data. The Password Breach Database is a treasure trove for security analysis, allowing us to use the 1 billion unique clear text passwords to develop trends and patterns found in data breaches that have exposed passwords, allowing us to make inferences..
Internet websites such as techradar.com and cybernews.com have been reporting that RockYou2021 is the largest password breach ever released, even comparing it to the Compilation of Many Breaches (COMB) breach collection we reported on earlier this year. Headlines include the fact that RockYou2021 has more than twice as many passwords (8 billion) compared to COMB (3.2 billion)…
You’re back in the stadium watching your favourite football team play, the crowds are going wild and your team is winning. Look again at the number of people present (when stadiums are back to full capacity) and imagine each one of those fans had the same password – football. Football fans around the world are..