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estonian-phisher-nabbed

"Pau said the suspect stole the money by infecting thousands of computers with a clever - and for a long time undetectable - trojan that transmitted their personal information, including internet banking account numbers and passwords, to him."

google-corporate-blog-hacked-again

While I'm here, here is a quicky: Google's blog has been hacked again

ftp-and-two-factor-tutorial

We've published another how-to on Howtoforge: How to Secure VSFTP with SSL and Two-factor Authentication

garage-door-authentication-they-cannot-steal-what

The Washington Post has an article about garage door openers not working around Quantico due to a denial of service attack by the Marines and consumers wanting to get money from the Marines.

google-research-on-strong-authentication

Ben Laurie and Eric Sachs from Google's security team have published an article on the Usability of Stronger Authentication Options. This is a very interesting document and it's great to see the large internet players focus on security. Unfortunately, in their list of strong authentication methods they do not include software tokens, which seems to me to be a pretty big oversight. Of course, I'm a bit biased. Here are my thoughts on Ben & Eric's concerns:

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