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At the WinHEC conference in China today, Microsoft showed off a new biometric authentication feature called Windows Hello. The ambitious technology, which uses fingerprint and iris recognition to replace passwords, will debut in Windows 10 devices later this year.
Microsoft adding password-free sign-on via Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory, cloud apps, and more.
In almost every security incident there's some best practice that someone didn't follow. Here are six security technologies and techniques that would help in these cases.
[Correction] A log of recent account activity, an account recovery code and better control of notifications to be added in coming days. Microsoft accounts are used in Windows 8, Outlook.com and Skydrive.
Microsoft has warned that a vulnerability in Windows Phone operating systems could allow hackers to access your passwords when connected to rogue Wi-Fi hotspots.
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Researchers say hackers could easily spread their attack after gaining Windows passwords.
Security researchers have confirmed a vulnerability in now Apple-owned fingerprint software that exposes passwords on Windows PCs.
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In my quest for Ultimate Freelancer Flexibility, I have purchased a MacBook, so that I can run Linux, Windows and Mac and be able to walk in to any development environment and start work instantly. No more installing software or waiting for passwords!
A freely available Trojan has been circulated that steals passwords stored within Firefox, Internet Explorer and the Windows Registry, security company Webroot reported last Wednesday.The Trojan, which Webroot named Trojan-PWS-Nslog, modified a core Firefox file — nsLoginManagerPrompter.
The controls make it possible to remotely administer ActiveSync-supporting smartphones without needing a dedicated enterprise mobile server
Microsoft is downplaying the severity of a password leakage issue in BitLocker, the full disk encryption feature built into Windows Vista, insisting that a real world attack scenario is "very unlikely."According to an advisory from iViZ, the password checking routine of Microsoft Bitlocker fails to sanitize the BIOS keyboard buffer after reading passwords, resulting in plain text password leakage to unprivileged local users.
In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler demonstrates how quickly and easily reset local account passwords, including Administrator, on most Windows systems. The Offline NT Password and Registry Editor is a Linux-based utility that can reset passwords on Windows-NT based systems that use NTFS, including Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista. The tool creates a boot environment through which you can reset passwords via a series of text menus.
Mobile software Monday: eWallet 6 for Windows Mobile; bonus Ilium Software 11th birthday contests too
eWallet 6 is an essential tool for keeping your passwords and vital data secure and protected on your mobile devices, while also being readily accessible for your own use. In this day and age when everything seems to require a password and/or PIN it is getting to be almost impossible to remember them all unless you set them all to be the same, which is not a good idea in case one is compromised. The mobile version of eWallet 6 is compatible with Windows Mobile and Palm OS devices with a Windows PC companion product available too. You can easily create your secure data cards on your PC and sync the data across multiple devices. Ilium Software is also celebrating their 11th birthday with contests and major software discounts.
According to Neowin, computing students at the University of Bochum, Germany, have worked out how to retrieve vital security tokens from Microsoft's CardSpace framework. CardSpace is highly tipped to be the successor to Windows Live ID (Passport) and making passwords a relic of the Cold War, using self-signed or certificate authority signed digital certificates stored on the local machine as proof of who you are.
Earlier today I downloaded the latest Live CD for Ophcrack, the Windows password cracker, and tried it out on a Vista install to see how good of a password buster it is. Conclusion: Either choose strong passwords, or don't bother with a password at all.
Microsoft has shelved plans to include native support for RSA's SecurID tokens in Windows Vista, even though the company has been trialling the technology for almost two years.In February 2004, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced that Windows would be able to support easy integration with RSA Security's ubiquitous SecurID tokens, which meant that enterprises would find it far easier to deploy a two-factor authentication system for logging on to networks and applications.
With Windows Vista, the Microsoft chairman feels he has the right weapons to supplant PC passwords. Photos: Gates takes the stage at RSA Image: A look at InfoCards
Microsoft's Windows AntiSpyware tool called out some Symantec security products as malicious software that steals passwords.
It's imperative that every organization implement a strong security policy that defines all security-related options. This policy should also include a password and account policy that defines how users and administrators should handle their passwords and user accounts.
Databases protected by weak passwords on Windows-based machines could allow a worm to spread to several thousand systems.
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