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Trojan Snags World Of Warcraft Passwords

Attackers hope to take over users' accounts, then make money by selling the players' in-game goods, such as weapons. A new password-stealing Trojan targeting players of the popular online game "World of Warcraft"... More...

Microsoft to abandon passwords

Microsoft has revealed at a security panel at CeBIT that it is preparing to dump passwords in favour of two-factor authentication in forthcoming versions of Windows. Detlef Eckert, the senior director in charge of Microsoft's... More...

Gates: Passwords passe

Passwords will soon be a thing of the past, replaced by biometric and smart-card technology, Bill Gates reiterated on Tuesday. Speaking at the Microsoft IT Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Microsoft chair... More...

Windows Passwords Chat

Passwords have been used since early computing to protect user accounts and sensitive data. Undoubtedly, your company has a password policy and some enforcement of that policy. However, most people have no idea what happens... More...

Tests to uproot Windows passwords begin

Microsoft and RSA Security on Wednesday started beta testing a product designed to phase out the use of traditional passwords and replace them with automatically generated passwords from a SecurID token. SecurID... More...

Inkblot Passwords

Are inkblots meaningless smears of ink, or the secret key to your personality? Though most psychologists no longer use inkblots to determine the twists and turns of your psyche, sometimes they pay attention to the... More...

New Worm Targets Weak Windows Passwords

A new worm on the Internet targets computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, using easy-to-guess passwords for the Administrator account, according to alerts posted by a number of antivirus companies. The new worm, W32/Deloder-A... More...

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