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Serious Security: How to store your users' passwords safely

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Following our popular article explaining what Adobe did wrong with its users' passwords, a number of readers asked us, "Why not publish an article showing the rest of us how to do it right?"

Here you are...

FBI: Anonymous has been exploiting Adobe flaws in year-long, ongoing assault on US government sites

FBI: Anonymous has been exploiting Adobe flaws in yearlong, ongoing assault on US gov't sites

An FBI memo sent out on Thursday described the attacks as "a widespread problem that should be addressed", according to Reuters.

Loyaltybuild, Amazon, Facebook and Mavis Batey MBE - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Why shouldn't you store unencrypted credit card numbers? How can you squeeze a positive result from a password breach? What sort of pressure was on the cryptanalysts at Bletchley Park?

Find out the answers in just one minute!

SSCC 123 - Patch Tuesday, Hackerphobia, Anons, OpenSSH and Adobe [PODCAST]

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Chet and Duck are here with their weekly roundup of news, opinion, advice and research.

Take a listen to our weekly 15-minute podcast on computer security - Chet Chat Episode 123.

Patch Tuesday November 2013 - Microsoft, Adobe and Google

Patch Tuesday

November's Patch Tuesday includes updates not just from Microsoft, but Adobe and Google as well. Critical patches for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Adobe Flash Player lead the way this month.

Adobe, Android and CryptoLocker - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Which pets make the best/worst passwords?

How many times did Google make the same coding blunder?

Find out this and more in our one-minute wrapup of the week's security lessons!

Anatomy of a password disaster - Adobe's giant-sized cryptographic blunder

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Learn how cryptanalysts think, and why cryptographers feel such terrible dismay when companies that really ought to know better make mammoth mistakes.

Paul Ducklin deconstructs the data leaked in Adobe's latest megabreach...

NSA, Apple, Facebook and Adobe - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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A touch of fun but with a serious side - and only a minute to watch it.

Give our weekly "60 Second Security" video a whirl today...

Adobe breach THIRTEEN times worse than thought, 38 million users affected

Adobe breach THIRTEEN times worse than originally thought

Adobe originally estimated that the breach affected around 2.9 million users. As it turns out the number is actually 38 million, with the information taken including Adobe IDs, encrypted passwords, customer names, encrypted debit and credit card numbers, expiry dates and customer order details.

Busts, Bounties and Backdoors - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Who's "Paunch"? What happens when you arrest him? How do you win $100k from Microsoft? Could there really be a backdoor in Adobe's code?

Find out the answers in this week's episode!

Adobe's first update since the Big Breach - RoboHelp, Acrobat and Reader get patches

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Adobe's Patch Tuesday fixes are out.

This is business as usual, promised long in advance and expected toay, so there isn't anything in it related to the company's recent network intrusion woes. (We hope!)

SSCC 119 - Happy 10th, Patch Tuesday - Adobe "goes open source" - Dread Pirate Roberts [PODCAST]

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A wild ride this week, with Patch Tuesday turning 10, Adobe "going open source" by losing 40GB of code, and Silk Road operator Dread Pirate Roberts getting locked in the brig.

Chet and Duck turn their amusing but insightful attention to the latest security stories...

Silk Road bust, Adobe breach and Lavabit chutzpah - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Who was Dread Pirate Roberts, and where is he now? What happened in Adobe's latest network breach? What is "cryptographic chutzpah", and how do you show it?

Find out in the latest 60 Second Security...

Adobe customer data breached - login and credit card data probably stolen, all passwords reset

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Today, it's Adobe's turn to attend confession.

The multimedia giant has owned up to getting pwned, admitting that "attackers illegally entered our network."

But just how clear is its breach notification?

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

Monday review

Missed anything last week? Catch up with everything we talked about with our weekly roundup.

Adobe has Patch Tuesdays, too - a reader reminds us!

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Naked Security reader Haemish Edgerton just gave us a very polite but effective scolding for neglecting to mention the Adobe fixes that came out on Tuesday.

Point taken, so here's a table of what Adobe updated, and how to see what versions you should now be on.

Monday review - the hot 15 stories of the week

Monday review

Missed anything last week? Catch up with everything we talked about with this handy weekly roundup.

July 2013 Patch Tuesday - Windows, IE, Flash, Shockwave and ColdFusion

Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed 34 vulnerabilities in products ranging from Windows, Internet Explorer and .NET to Lync, Visual Studio and Silverlight. Not to be left behind, Adobe launched fixes for Flash, Shockwave and Cold Fusion. Settle into your air-conditioned server rooms and start testing!

Patch Tuesday June 2013 - Office, Windows and Flash

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Right on time, Microsoft and Adobe released fixes today for Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office 2003 and 2011 and Adobe Flash Player. Time to dance that familiar dance and get those updates installed.

Adobe updates are no laughing matter, but at least XKCD makes them funny

Adobe updates are no laughing matter, but at least XKCD makes them funny

Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.

(If you're not busy installing Adobe updates)