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Password strength meters are effective in nudging users to come up with strong passwords for important accounts, but for new account registrations, or for unimportant accounts, users rely on old and often weak passwords.
A security researcher who identified holes in SCADA software used by utilities in China has issued a new warning to that country’s CERT about insecure Web infrastructure, including an e-mail server that allows any Web user to create their own Chinese government mail account.
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Software Engineering division were broken into by taking advantage of SQL Injection flaws and poor access controls. Read the full article. [The Register]