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Over half a mln FB user names & passwords stolen by Android game

If you have played an Android game called Cowboy Adventure & used your Facebook login to register, well, you could be one of those who just got…err….”screwed”. Online reports coming in say that over half a million people who had downloaded the game have had their Facebook usernames & passwords stolen.

Reports: fox8.com, Las Vegas Review Journal, The Verge


Windows 10 – truly moving beyond the password

Microsoft’s new version of Windows 10 will support the next version of the fingerprint reader Fast Identification Online (FIDO). Which means, third parties can build in an extra layer of security into a PC or phone. FIDO can replace passwords completely. Moving beyond the password is where Microsoft’s Windows is headed.

Reports: CBS News, Engadget, Gizmodo