How one guy’s exercise routine made him a burglary suspect, how multi-factor authentication can cause headaches as well as stop hacks, and how Virgin Media got itself in a pickle over its sloppy data security.
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- Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect. — NBC News.
- Smashing Security episode 144: “Google helps the FBI, Twitter Jack’s hijack, and car data woes.”
- Breaking Password Dependencies: Challenges in the Final Mile at Microsoft — YouTube.
- FYI: When Virgin Media said it leaked ‘limited contact info’, it meant p0rno filter requests, IP addresses, IMEIs as well as names, addresses and more — The Register.
- Data Breach Information FAQ — Virgin Media.
- Virgin Media Disclosure Statement — TurgenSec.
- Virgin Media breach ‘linked customers to porn’ — BBC News.
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