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Leeds IT bloke pleads guilty to hacking Jet2 CEO's email account

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/06/scott_burns_jet2_guilty_plea/

4 days ago

Exclusive 27-year-old 'fessed up to 8 offences

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Three UK does it again: Random folk on network website are still seeing others' account data

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/05/three_uk_data_breach_homepage_again/

5 days ago

Once is an unfortunate cockup. Twice needs stamping on

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Baffled by bogus charges on your Amazon account? It may be the work of a crook's phantom gadget

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/04/amazons_unlisted_devices/

6 days ago

Register readers confirm unseen hardware took bank cards on a joyride

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A stranger's TV went on spending spree with my Amazon account – and web giant did nothing about it for months

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/31/amazon_account_hacking/

a week ago

Crook exploited security hole, hijacked punter's bank cards

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Android dev complains of 'Orwellian' treatment as account banned after 6 years on Play store

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/07/android_developer_account_banned_for_life/

a month ago

Stop us if you've heard this one before – discussion over as far as Google is concerned

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How to create a local account in Windows 10 1909 if the option is not available

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/how-to-create-a-local-account-in-windows-10-1909-if-the-option-is-not-available/

a month ago

Options to create an offline account or a Microsoft account are presented to administrators and users who set up a Windows 10 PC. Microsoft prioritizes the Microsoft account option heavily during first […]

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Windows 10 users fume: Microsoft, where's our 'local account' option gone?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-users-fume-microsoft-wheres-our-local-account-option-gone/

a month ago

Microsoft really wants Windows 10 users to have a cloud account, so the offline-account option is harder to find.

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Four words from Cisco to strike fear into the most hardened techies: Guest account as root

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/26/cisco_guest_as_root_vuln_patches/

2 months ago

Now is a very good time to patch your estate

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Microsoft: 2-factor authentication blocks 99.9% of account attacks effectively

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/28/microsoft-2-factor-authentication-blocks-99-9-of-account-attacks-effectively/

2 months ago

What is the best protection against attacks on accounts? Microsoft believes that it is 2-factor authentication, and the company has stats to back it up. Microsoft says that 2-factor authentication, sometimes also […]

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