Google’s new password checkup tool joins other similar services including Have I Been Pwned and Mozilla’s Firefox Monitor.
The Threatpost editors discuss the highlights from Infosecurity Europe, which took place in London this week.
Poor password hygiene continues to plague the security industry, Troy Hunt said during Infosecurity Europe.
Threatpost editors break down the top headlines from the week ended Jan. 18.
Thousands of individual breaches make up the database, one of the largest troves of stolen credentials ever seen.
Troy Hunt sounds off on how both consumers and services have a joint role in creating and enforcing strong passwords.
Mozilla is testing a new tool that securely checks to see if users’ accounts have been hacked.
Troy Hunt has expanded his Pwned Passwords tool with 80 million more passwords, to help users find if their passwords have been compromised.
Researcher Troy Hunt discovers as far as the internet has come in adopting HTTPS, it still has a ways to go.
Researchers accessed the Onliner spambot and found 711 million records, including email addresses, email and password combinations, and SMTP credentials and configuration files.