Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec
Apr26

Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec

For many years, Microsoft has published a security baseline configuration: a set of system policies that are a reasonable default for a typical organization. This configuration may be sufficient for some companies, and it represents a good starting point for those corporations that need something stricter. While most of the settings have been unproblematic, one particular decision has long drawn the ire of end-users and helpdesks...

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GoDaddy Takes Down 15,000 Spammy 'Snake Oil' Subdomains

You know those ads hawking bogus brain pills? Security researchers just helped take out a bunch of the spammers behind them.

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‘If You Want to Kill Someone, We Are the Right Guys’

In a small Minnesota town, an IT technician found his way to the darkest corner of the web. Then he made a deadly plan.

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India Progressing on Crypto Regulation Amid Ban Rumor
Apr26

India Progressing on Crypto Regulation Amid Ban Rumor

The Indian government has been progressing on cryptocurrency regulation. A recent report from the Ministry of Finance confirms some recommendations. Meanwhile, local media reported Friday that a draft bill on the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies is being circulated among relevant government departments. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Ministry of Finance’s Confirmation...

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Survey Shows Europeans Think Crypto Will Last a Decade, but Are Less Confident in BTC
Apr26

Survey Shows Europeans Think Crypto Will Last a Decade, but Are Less Confident in BTC

According to a recent survey of 10,000 European residents, 63% believe that cryptocurrencies will still be around in 10 years. However, polled respondents were not so confident about bitcoin core (BTC) lasting over the next decade as only 49% of participants believe BTC will be around. Also read: Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs 63% of 10,000 Polled Europeans Believe Cryptocurrencies Will...

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