A Cambridge University study has shown how easy it is to guess the answer to common questions, such as someone’s mother’s maiden name. It found attackers will be able to break into 1 in 80 accounts if they get three chances to guess answers. Read the full article. [BBC]
The FBI has warned consumers about a rash of phony websites posing as government services.
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos said a preview of the company’s end to end encryption extension has been released to GitHub for review.
A Google Apps bug leaked hidden WHOIS registrant information in the clear, putting close to 300,000 domain owners at risk for identity theft, phishing scams and more.