Bruteforce

02.15.12
Google Wallet gets prepaid security fix, but 'brute-force' issue still hangs in the air
02.15.12

Google Wallet gets prepaid security fix, but 'brute-force' issue still hangs in the air

Google says it's fixed a Wallet security flaw that potentially allowed a phone thief to spend a use...

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02.09.12
PSA: Google Wallet vulnerable to 'brute-force' PIN attacks (update: affects rooted devices)
02.09.12

PSA: Google Wallet vulnerable to 'brute-force' PIN attacks (update: affects rooted devices)

Security hounds over at zvelo have discovered a vulnerability in Google Wallet that means your prec...

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12.28.11
Researcher finds vulnerability in WPS protocol, looks for manufacturers to offer fix
12.28.11

Researcher finds vulnerability in WPS protocol, looks for manufacturers to offer fix

On the plus side, your router's mostly secure. Security researcher Stefan Viehbock has just disco...

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01.30.11
PSA: Change your old Amazon.com password for better security
01.30.11

PSA: Change your old Amazon.com password for better security

Amazon's allegedly got an security flaw where hackers can find your password much easier than they...

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08.16.10
GPUs democratize brute force password hacking
08.16.10

GPUs democratize brute force password hacking

It seems that the availability of increasingly powerful GPUs, when combined with brute-force passwo...

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