Tag: Passwords

Netflix and others are struggling with viewers sharing passwords

Netflix and others are struggling with viewers sharing passwords

Written by on July 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – More than one-fifth of young adults who stream shows like “Game of Thrones” or “Stranger Things” borrow passwords from people who do not live with them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, a finding that suggests media companies are missing out on significant revenue as digital viewership explodes. Twenty-one percent of streaming viewers ages […]

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News highlights – 29 November

News highlights – 29 November

Written by on November 30, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 29 November The Russians are coming! Germany’s cyber chief warns of potential misinformation attacks BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s spy chief has warned that Russian hackers are pelting his country with disinformation that could undermine the democratic process, echoing concerns already voiced by his domestic intelligence counterpart. Read more… Cyber Monday biggest online shopping […]

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Shared password conviction upheld in US court

Shared password conviction upheld in US court

Written by on July 6, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday gave the U.S. Department of Justice broad leeway to police password theft under a 1984 anti-hacking law, upholding the conviction of a former Korn/Ferry International executive for stealing confidential client data. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said David Nosal violated the […]

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Passwords are irritating, we need something else

Passwords are irritating, we need something else

Written by on January 15, 2015 in BillingViews, Opinion with 1 Comment

How many passwords do you have? It seems that the answer to this question is either ‘one’ or ‘I don’t know, too many.’ The problem, of course, is that we need to be vigilant and up to date. And somehow remember dozens of login details. You have to wonder how many people a day click […]

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What do you do with your passwords?

What do you do with your passwords?

Written by on October 15, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 3 Comments

Something that affects all of us in both our business and personal lives is password security. As we do more and more online, especially in the payments space, we have to remember an increasing number of passwords. It seems like every week there is another website security breach (and I always wonder about the ones […]

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