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Data leak exposes names, ID numbers, and plain-text passwords of 934,000 South Africans

A South African database containing sensitive personal data, which appears to have originated from a traffic department, has been leaked online.<p>The …

Box Brings the Cloud to High-Security Organizations

Soon after becoming a publicly traded company, cloud storage solution Box is aiming its guns straight at security-conscious organizations. With its newest feature, dubbed Enterprise Key Management (EKM), Box wants to entice more businesses into the cloud by giving them complete control over their …

Amazon Web Services

Twitter’s CFO Gets His Twitter Account Hacked

It’s a good day for those looking to commandeer high-profile social media accounts. First <i>Newsweek</i>‘s Twitter was hacked by a pro-ISIS group. Then Delta posted this strangely sexual meatscape to its Facebook page. But the most embarrassing social hack of the day? That award goes to a top Twitter …

Will increasing cyber attacks spell the end of username and password security?

US regulators are considering mandating that companies ramp up online protections, but analysts warn there is no immediate cure-all<p>When a burglar breaks into a home, changing the locks or otherwise shoring up the home’s security is among the first things likely to get done in the …

Cybersecurity