Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1887 The worst passwords of 2016 are as lazy as ever
It seems that password security simply doesn't work.

Many of us rely on simple, easy-to-remember strings of characters and letters, including strings found on your keyboard such as "1234567" or "qwertyu."

While these strings are easy for you to remember, they are also no trouble at all for attackers to brute-force hacking techniques -- or little more than a guess or two -- to compromise your online accounts and take over your digital identity.
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#1889 Bug 'exposes' WhatsApp message secrets
#1888 This phishing email uses an unexpected trick to infect PCs with keylogger malware
#1887 The worst passwords of 2016 are as lazy as ever
#1886 Wide impact: Highly effective Gmail phishing technique being exploited
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