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‘One Billion’ affected by the Yahoo hack

by Jonathan Care  |  December 15, 2016

As reported in the news, Yahoo have been not so much popped, as exploded. I think the key points here are: Passwords as an authentication technology are rapidly becoming obsolete. We’re seeing many more internet organisations using familiarity signals and behavioural biometrics to authenticate customers. The good-old-bad-old knowledge based authentication is flawed. For better or […]

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