Category: Security

New Research Sheds Light on Kids’ Password Behavior

Passwords are necessary for security and managing our online accounts ranging from emails to our social media profiles. To reduce the risk of cyberattacks, it is important that there be training and education for strengthening passwords and protecting our accounts.…

New System Hack for Windows Hello

A key piece of the tech industry’s plan to make the world password-less and safer is biometric authentication. However, a novel method for bypassing Microsoft’s Windows Hello facial recognition system shows that a little fiddling with the hardware can deceive…

Massive Manipulation of Twitter Trends Discovered

New EPFL research focused on Turkey from the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory, a part of the School of Computer and Communication Sciences discovered a vulnerability in the algorithm which decides Twitter Trending Topics (it doesn’t take deletions into account). This…