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An alphanumeric code that pertains to a specific person or group of persons, which is used to access a locked information system.
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According to the company, the reuse of online banking credentials is exploited by criminals who have devised various methods to harvest login credentials from less secure sources, including webmail and social network websites.
Either outcome is less than ideal for any user who has login credentials exposed online.
Users with a one-time authentication on their phones, can use Ola Wi-Fi on their devices without having to key in login credentials and passwords in subsequent rides, staying connected with Ola's secure network whenever they take a ride.
Travelers who used a hotel business center computer received bad news from the federal government--cybercriminals may have stolen their login credentials.
The cloned banking app steals user login credentials and it was discovered by mobile security company, Lookout.
According to The Verge, in a post by Hiroshima last month, he recounted how both his PayPal and GoDaddy accounts were compromised through social engineering techniques, something that gave the attacker enough leverage to push for the Twitter login credentials.
ScreenSteps user sites could also be set to private and require login credentials. It integrates with Salesforce, Zendesk, Desk.com, and Wordpress so that your content can instantly fill up your preferred knowledge base software.
Internet threat protection provider ESET, has discovered a social engineering trojan horse, which has managed to steal the login credentials of more than 16,000 Facebook users by creating a fake Facebook log-in page.
The company has disabled the change password capability on the site and modified all login IDs as a result of the intrusion.<p>The valid login credentials of an employee at one of PayChoice's customers was used to add fictitious employees to that customer's payroll in an attempt to have payments made to fraudulent bank accounts, PayChoice confirmed today.<p>Steve Friedl, an independent security analyst and a consultant with a PayChoice competitors, said the attackers may have used a SQL injection attack to steal the information.
In yet another case of an accidental data leak, login credentials of over 500,000 car tracking devices&nbsp;(http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/moneyback-data-leak-400gb-worth-sensitive-personal-data-mexican-tourists-exposed-1638568) were freely exposed&nbsp; due to a&nbsp;(http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/viacom-data-leak-keys-media-kingdom-critical-info-exposed-major-cloud-storage-error-1640033) misconfigured cloud server .
In January, McAfee Labs tested the 25 most popular apps on CERT's list of vulnerable mobile apps that send login credentials through insecure connections and found that 18 still have not been patched despite public disclosure, vendor notification, and, in some cases, multiple version updates addressing concerns other than security.