Slack resets user passwords after bug
Slack reset the passwords of about half a percent of its userbase. The company attempts to mitigate a bug that provided hashed passwords to fellow workspace participants.
According to Slack, the bug was discovered by a researcher late last week and had a major impact on passwords. The vulnerabi... Read more
Microsoft emergency update fixes authentication issues in Windows AD
After installing Windows Upgrades given on the May 2022 Patch Tuesday on domain controllers, Microsoft has released emergency out-of-band (OOB) updates to solve Active Directory (AD) authentication problems.
Since May 12, the corporation has been working on a patch for a known vulnerability that... Read more
Critical authentication bypass flaw in multiple VMware products
VMware urges customers to immediately patch a critical authentication bypass flaw affecting multiple products.
Two vulnerabilities allows attackers with backdoor access to gain admin privileges on multiple VMware products -- and that's not a good thing.
Bruno Lopez of Innotec Security w... Read more
‘Most consumers are tired of traditional password authentication’
A Pindrop survey uncovers users’ annoyance at using traditional methods of account authentication.
Conventional password authentication and configuration consist of numerous authentication steps to ensure the right person is accessing an account. When resetting passwords, users are required to... Read more
Beyond Identity raises 88 million euros to expand passwordless tech
Beyond Identity raised over 88 million euros ($100 million) in a C-series investment round. The passwordless specialist intends to further expand its business.
Beyond Identity announced that the investment round was made possible by venture capitalists Evolution Equity Partners, New Enterprise A... Read more
‘One-third of websites still don’t use https encryption’
According to a monthly survey by security researcher Scott Helme, one-third of the largest global websites do not use https encryption.
In his research for November 2021, researcher Scott Helme focuses on techniques that ensure the security of websites. He used a crawler to examine the 1 million... Read more
BlackBerry Delivers Secure Modern Authentication for Microsoft 365
Secure authentication between Blackberry and Microsoft 365 is now seamless.
Blackberry announced that it has enhanced the integration of BlackBerry® Unified Endpoint Manager (UEM) and Microsoft 365, so enterprises can benefit from BlackBerry’s leadership in security while using Microsoft’s ... Read more
Telefonica launches document authentication service using blockchain
On Thursday, Spanish telecom company Telefonica Tech announced the launch of a new documentation authentication service, leveraging blockchain technology, with legal support.
The technology will be supported by the company’s own TrustOS managed blockchain service and will combine the user’s ... Read more
Google makes sharing progress in Firebase projects easier
Google has added a couple of new features to its development platform Firebase, such as making it easier to test authentication steps and share preview versions with other developers. There are also new features to make performance analytics more transparent.
One of th... Read more
Auth0 helps developers build identity in applications
Identity and access management (IAM) has become a relevant IT discipline in a short period of time. Previously there were only a few services specialised in access to systems and services, nowadays there is wat more choice. These new vendors also know how to realise innovation. We contacted Eugenio... Read more