Former US Intel Operatives Fined $1.6M For Hacking For A Foreign Govt

BACKGROUND: Three former intelligence operatives are to pay $1.6M to resolve criminal charges after working as mercenary hackers for the United Arab Emirates government. The U.S. government has entered a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the defendants – Marc Baier, Ryan Adams, and Daniel Gericke – who, between 2016 and 2019, provided their services to […]

Microsoft Lets Users Go Passwordless, Experts Weigh In

It has been announced by Microsoft that users can now delete all passwords from their accounts and instead log in using an authenticator app or other solution. If passwordless login is enabled, users re-logging into a Microsoft account will be asked to give their fingerprint, or other secure unlock, on their mobile phone.