Who Cares If Ten Million Passwords Were Disclosed?
This past week (as I write this) security researcher Mark Burnett (who literally wrote the book on passwords) released ten million passwords gathered from security breaches. He went one step further and released the account names (without the domain part) of the associated email addresses. That’s a lot of passwords. Here’s why you should care. […]
Disclosing Vulnerabilities In a Timely Manner
We’ve all seen buggy computer software: sometimes it’s a menu item that doesn’t work as expected, sometimes it’s a broken links, and sometimes it is a security vulnerability. Fortunately, there are far fewer of the latter than the former. Researchers and software designers have been working diligently to help ensure that software has fewer security […]