Slack Is Resetting User Passwords Due to a Bug

Slack developers have notified about 0.5% of users that they are forcibly resetting their passwords due to a bug. They will need to change their passwords due to a recently fixed bug that exposed salted password hashes when creating or revoking invite links. Let me remind you that we also wrote that ToTok messenger turned… Continue reading Slack Is Resetting User Passwords Due to a Bug

Major corporations teamed up to fight AI bias

American corporations have teamed up to form the Data & Trust Alliance, which has developed a software assessment system to fight AI bias. When hiring employees, HR departments are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for help. With their help, CVs are analyzed, video interviews are conducted and the mental state of applicants is… Continue reading Major corporations teamed up to fight AI bias

Though 2020 is ending, the list of worst passwords is still topes “123456”

The end of the year is approaching, and the developers of the password manager NordPass have once again published a list of the most popular and weak passwords of 2020. The worst password in 2020 is still the same “123456”. Unfortunately, over the past 12 months, password security hasn’t improved at all. To compile the… Continue reading Though 2020 is ending, the list of worst passwords is still topes “123456”

HIBP (Have I Been Pwned?) leak aggregator opens the source code

Founder of Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) Troy Hunt announced that after a series of unsuccessful attempts to sell the project, about which he talked this spring, he decided to open the source code. Let I remind you that HIBP, founded in 2013, is a service for verifying credentials for compromise. Collecting information about various… Continue reading HIBP (Have I Been Pwned?) leak aggregator opens the source code

Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The biggest failure of Samsung for all history is Galaxy Note 7. Smartphones started exploding, that caused a stoppage in production and users were forbidden from taking them on airplanes. It will take a lot of time to clear the PR debacle from this company. Windows 10 We all waited for… Continue reading Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016