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targeting-with-the-tools-you-have

I have (just last post :) suggested before that the first systems to get true two-factor authentication will be the high-value brokerage and commercial accounts, pointing to Online Banking Solutions as being ahead of the curve in protecting their customers' customers.

stealing-real-identities-to-earn-virtual-items-to

The ability to sell virtual items earned in virtual worlds for actual money is creating identity theft problems, particularly in Korea.

stupid-email-tricks

Adam is telling marketers: "Don't use email like a stupid person."

the-keychain-issue

I think awareness of the 'key chain' issue is increasing, which makes me happy. First, there was a post on ask.slashdot about carrying around multiple tokens and today, there was a post on the PingIdentity blog entitled Overcoming Keychain Issues with Strong Auth. He lists four possible solutions to the problem:
1. Centralized Token Service - Local authentication for username/password and a centralized service for token validation.

the-externalities-of-dns-configuration

According to a recent study by DNS appliance maker Infoblox, over 50% of the Internet's domain name servers allow recursive name services - requiring a name server to relay requests to other name servers. If an attacker "poisons" the list of name servers, users are directed to a fake site, even if they manually enter the correct web-address.

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