The biggest risk to retailers and consumers on Black Friday/Cyber Monday? Breached and insecure passwords

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:..

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Consumer Password Security

Why consumer accounts need to consider their password security management just as much as enterprises

Consumers are as vulnerable as any enterprise to fraudulent activity – and preventing consumer security incidents can also benefit the enterprise   Much progress has been made in recent years by the security industry of the importance of protecting corporate accounts, and rightly so. Data breaches, which have become increasingly endemic over the course of..

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Breached Passwords and Euros Football

What can breached passwords tell us? With the Euros underway, they can tell us to stop and think

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..

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