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Ransomware
Anniversaries remind us to review identity risks
World Password Day provides a timely reminder for ordinary citizens and organisations to stop and think about the risks associated with digital identities.
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LogMeIn
LogMeIn spins out LastPass as standalone company
LogMeIn says it plans to invest further in LastPass, particularly across the go-to-market functions, engineering, and the overall customer experience.
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Passwords
Increased volume of cyberattacks not translating to safer password practices
"As we continue to grow our online presence, we need more robust protection for our online information."
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Password manager
Kaspersky Password Manager could be 'bruteforced in seconds'
As people and enterprises put their trust in password managers to secure their accounts, even well-built password managers can be fatally flawed.
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Biometrics
We're not ready for passwordless systems—and that's quite alright
Although passwordless authentication options are gaining prominence, there's a reason why we're still using passwords 60 years after their inception: they're effective. 
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Cybersecurity
Average person has 100 passwords - study
The average user has about 25% more passwords compared to earlier this year.
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Cybersecurity
Six practical tips for better password practice
rsenal, Star Wars and Eminem all featured in the top 300 most hacked passwords last year.
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Cybersecurity
Reckless password behaviour 'largely unchanged' despite increased risk
91% of people know that using an identical password on multiple accounts is risky, yet 66% continue to do so anyway, according to a survey from LastPass.
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Cybersecurity
Worrying gap in local consumer cybersecurity savvy
New research shows A/NZ consumers feel clued in, but there’s clear room for improvement in their education and tools.
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Cybersecurity
Case study: 40% of password managers vulnerable to breach
Two of five password managers tested by researchers from the University of York were fooled by a fake app into giving away a password.
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Encryption
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
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Encryption
NordVPN launches encryption tool, password manager to come
A free version of NordLocker is available which gives users 5GB of encrypted data, while premium users can encrypt unlimited amounts of data.
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Apple
Strip - Password Manager
Strip is the only Password Manager and Data Vault that uses open source encryption tech.