European Parliament affected by a major data breach
Data from over a thousand employees of the European Parliament was easily accessible online for a considerable time. This is what Marcel Kolaja, the vice-president for IT policy in the European Parliament, told Politico.
The exposed data included log-in details for 1200 accounts of off... Read more
Apple launch own login function to compete with Facebook and Google
Apple announced at its developer conference WWDC that it will launch its own login service, which will compete with Twitter, Facebook and Google. The Sign in with Apple feature allows users to use their Apple ID to log into third-party apps and services.
The function was developed with security in ... Read more
Nest forces users to change their password
Nest, a subsidiary of Google, forces various users to reset their passwords. Last Friday The Verge was the first to report that Nest has started to force people to reset their passwords.
At first, Nest kindly asked customers whose account might have been hacked to reset their passwords. However, it... Read more
Log in to Microsoft services such as Outlook and OneDrive without a password now possible
Now that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is ready to be rolled out again, Microsoft is looking to the future again. Today, the company reports that Edge web browser now allows users to log in to key Microsoft services without a password.
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, version 1809, supports WebAu... Read more
Google brings new options to Cloud Identity
In recent years, Google has released a range of services that help other companies manage employee access to apps and data. Google's flagship product herein is the Cloud Identity, which is being expanded today with three new products and features.
In London today, Google organised the Cloud Next eve... Read more
Google users are automatically logged in to Chrome
Google is strongly criticized for a feature that has recently been enabled on the web browser Chrome. Users who have Chrome 69 or newer and log in to a Google service are also automatically logged in to the web browser. It's an update that Google hasn't released and one that has serious consequences... Read more