Tag Archives: Hacking

Google Reveals Results of Year-Long Investigation Into Password Theft

Google Password Theft

A password used to serve as a measure to ensure that your Web account is safe from hacking. Well, not anymore, according to Google anti-abuse researcher Kurt Thomas. (Read: After A Year Of Intensely Investigating Password Theft, Here’s What Google Found) No Longer A Paradigm “Passwords are no longer a paradigm that you can no longer trust in,” Thomas told …

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US Department of Homeland Security Informed 21 States of Election Hacking

Election Hacking

Nearly half of all the U.S. states were informed by the DHS (Department of Homeland Security) last September 22 that several Russia-linked hackers had previously targeted their election systems in hopes to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. Majority of the targeted states were only met with preparatory actions by the hackers, such as scanning the election system to …

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SAP to Purchase Customer-Identity Management Enterprise Gigya for $350 Million

Customer Identity Management

SAP SE — a German multinational giant that specializes in developing enterprise software — recently announced the acquisition of a technology firm for the enhancement of its “SAP Hybris” e-commerce division. The corporation acquired Gigya, a tech corporation that specializes on a web-based platform that offers customer identity management and profiling to online properties. Even though the terms-of-agreement have not …

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