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Yet another reason to add two-factor authentication to your admin accounts

Seems like we just made the case for requiring two-factor authentication for Cisco Admins due to the SYNFul attack.  Now here's another one.

More on Wordpress Security

Two recent blog posts by Ethicalhack3r discuss authentication attacks against Wordpress sites.  The first post discusses  two vulnerabilities in Wordpress including one vulnerability from 2009.  Both leak username information.  As a follow up, Ethicalhack3r released a video (no code) of a brute-force attack tool he wrote over a weekend. 

Three Ways to Deter Cyber Crime

Our partners at Online Banking Solutions have an article at Bank Systems and Technology:  Three Ways to Deter Cyber Crime.

Marcus Ranum on Gartner on Two-factor Authentication

Here's a great post by Marcus Ranum on Gartner's recent pronouncements about two-factor authentication:

Avivah Litan on Two-factor authentication

Gartner analyst Avivah Litan has released a new report on how attackers are circumventing the protections provided by two-factor authentication systems for online banking. I have not purchased nor read the document, just the summaries that have been released.

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