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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

An analysis finds that ‘123456’ is by far the most-commonly re-occurring password on breached accounts

An analysis by the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre finds that ‘123456’ is by far the most-commonly re-occurring password on breached accounts. Losses due to BEC/EAC fraud almost doubled last year on an annual basis, but the good news is that a new FBI team successfully recovered nearly US$200 million lost in such scams. The man best known for his inadvertent role in blunting the WannaCryptor outbreak two years ago pleads guilty to charges related to creating and distributing malware between 2012-2015. All this – and more – on WeLiveSecurity.

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