Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en Security Sense: No, the Passwords Weren't Hashed with Encryption http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-no-passwords-werent-hashed-encryption <div class="node-body article-body">The key difference (pardon the pun) between using a cryptographic hash to store passwords versus encrypting them is the ability to reverse the resulting output of the function. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-no-passwords-werent-hashed-encryption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-no-passwords-werent-hashed-encryption#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense encryption encryption passwords passwords Security Sense Security Sense Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:18:00 +0000 133991 at http://windowsitpro.com Android Security Vulnerability Steals Usernames and Passwords http://windowsitpro.com/security/android-security-vulnerability-steals-usernames-and-passwords <div class="node-body article-body">A newly exposed flaw leaves almost 46% of the Android population at risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/android-security-vulnerability-steals-usernames-and-passwords" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/android-security-vulnerability-steals-usernames-and-passwords#comments Security Android Android security Security Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:49:00 +0000 133721 at http://windowsitpro.com Lessons to Learn from This Year’s Security Breaches http://windowsitpro.com/security/lessons-learn-year-s-security-breaches <div class="node-body article-body">For every security breach that you hear about, hundreds go under the radar because the companies are not household names or the amount of data exposed is not enough to grab headlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/lessons-learn-year-s-security-breaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/lessons-learn-year-s-security-breaches#comments Security Breach Breach security Security Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:23:00 +0000 133511 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: Did You Really Think Websites Were Always Hacked for a Reason?! http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-did-you-really-think-websites-were-always-hacked-reason <div class="node-body article-body">"Oh we’re not worried about being hacked, there’s no reason an attacker would want to break into our system"</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-did-you-really-think-websites-were-always-hacked-reason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-did-you-really-think-websites-were-always-hacked-reason#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense security Security Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:52:00 +0000 133431 at http://windowsitpro.com Patch Tuesday: Tables Can Cause Internet Explorer to Crash with MS15-018 Installed http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-tables-can-cause-internet-explorer-crash-ms15-018-installed <div class="node-body article-body">A sneaky problem with this month's cumulative security update for Internet Explorer is causing some browsers to crash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-tables-can-cause-internet-explorer-crash-ms15-018-installed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-tables-can-cause-internet-explorer-crash-ms15-018-installed#comments Patch Tuesday MS15-018 MS15-018 Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:46:00 +0000 133301 at http://windowsitpro.com Encryption in Exchange Online Part 7 http://windowsitpro.com/exchange-server/encryption-exchange-online-part-7 <div class="node-body article-body">In last of this series, I’m going to wrap the discussion of encryption within Exchange Online by providing a quick summary of each option and giving some examples of the best circumstances in which to use each.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/exchange-server/encryption-exchange-online-part-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/exchange-server/encryption-exchange-online-part-7#comments Exchange Server Security encryption encryption Exchange Exchange Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:17:00 +0000 133281 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows Server 2003 Gets a Fix for Revoked Certificate http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/windows-server-2003-gets-fix-revoked-certificate <div class="node-body article-body">An update is available for Windows Server 2003 to protect the aging operating system against an improperly issued SSL certificate reported this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/windows-server-2003-gets-fix-revoked-certificate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/windows-server-2003-gets-fix-revoked-certificate#comments Windows Server 2003 Security security Security Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:06:00 +0000 133111 at http://windowsitpro.com $10 Million Settlement, Target to Pay Victims Up to $10,000 in Damages http://windowsitpro.com/security/10-million-settlement-target-pay-victims-10000-damages <div class="node-body article-body">It's taken well over a year, but Target is finally attempting to satisfy customer loss.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/10-million-settlement-target-pay-victims-10000-damages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/10-million-settlement-target-pay-victims-10000-damages#comments Security security Security target target Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:09:00 +0000 133031 at http://windowsitpro.com Exporting and Sharing Certificates and Private Keys http://windowsitpro.com/windows/exporting-and-sharing-certificates-and-private-keys <div class="node-body article-body">I need to export a certificate and private key from my Windows machine and need to share these with the different administrators of our branch offices, so they can import them on one of their local member servers. What’s the most secure and easy way to do this?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows/exporting-and-sharing-certificates-and-private-keys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows/exporting-and-sharing-certificates-and-private-keys#comments Windows Security Certificate Certificate Private Key Private Key Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:46:00 +0000 132991 at http://windowsitpro.com Patch Tuesday: Windows 8.1 and VMware VDI Hit with LogonUI Error http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-windows-81-and-vmware-vdi-hit-logonui-error <div class="node-body article-body">A newly reported problem with KB3035131 is causing LogonUI.exe errors for certain client configurations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-windows-81-and-vmware-vdi-hit-logonui-error" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-windows-81-and-vmware-vdi-hit-logonui-error#comments Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:03:00 +0000 132861 at http://windowsitpro.com