Tag Archives: Password

With my internet of things camera, I always feel like somebody’s watching me

Security cameras have been an early – and continuing hit – in the internet of things revolution of always-connected homes and businesses. After all, the ability to remotely and affordably watch what is going on at your place is a very attractive proposition. But who is watching? Researchers have shown that you are not the […]

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You shouldn’t use these 320 million passwords

Looking for a new password you probably should avoid these 306 million - password search, Passwortsuche

You’re looking for the one, the unbeatable password? Well, security expert Troy Hunt does have a few hundred million available – that you should try and stay away from. Troy Hunt is best known for the service he offers on haveibeenpwned.com: a search that allows you to see if your email address was compromised by a data […]

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BKA: Database with 500 million login credentials found – Are you there?

Database with 500 million login credentials found - says the BKA

A stash of 500 million login credentials, including email addresses and passwords, has been found says the German BKA (BundesKriminalAmt – Federal Criminal Police Office) on its website. The database was found on an “underground economy platform”. Yes, 500 million is a huge finding! More details provided by the BKA? Unfortunately not really… Unfortunately, the […]

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