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Listening Watch sounds out security idea with websites that listen

Listening Watch, a project based on earlier work by researchers Prakash Shrestha and Nitesh Saxena, uses the power of sound to log you into your favourite websites.

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Author: Danny Bradbury

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NSA hasn’t closed security windows Snowden climbed through

One of three problems found in an audit: two-person access controls haven’t been properly implemented at data centers and equipment rooms.

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Author: Lisa Vaas

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Google hasn’t suffered an employee phishing compromise in over a year

Phishing attackers have failed to compromise a single employee account at Google since the company mandated authentication using U2F hardware tokens in early 2017. That’s the remarkable claim made to security writer Brian Krebs.

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Author: John E Dunn