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]
21st Century Oncology is warning 2.2 million of its current and former patients of a breach where social security numbers and health data were swiped.
The CEO of uKnowKids attacks a security researcher for alerting him to an insecure database of kids and corporate secrets.
The IRS warns businesses and consumers about a significant increase in tax-related phishing and malware attacks.