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Tumblr security lapse - iPhone and iPad users update your passwords now!

Tumblr security lapse - iPhone and iPad users update your passwords now! | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it

Tumblr has released a "very important" update for their iPad and iPhone apps following what they describe as a "security lapse".

 

It appears that passwords were being sent over the internet unencrypted, making it easy for anyone with bad intentions and a little technical knowledge to harvest Tumblr users' login details.

 


Via Gust MEES
Sharla Shults's insight:

It is always a good idea to update passwords: too many people out there with nothing better to do than mess with other peoples' lives!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 17, 2013 6:06 PM

 

Tumblr has released a "very important" update for their iPad and iPhone apps following what they describe as a "security lapse".

 

It appears that passwords were being sent over the internet unencrypted, making it easy for anyone with bad intentions and a little technical knowledge to harvest Tumblr users' login details.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/23/ict-awareness-what-you-should-know/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Passwords

 

 

midnight's curator insight, April 7, 2014 5:54 AM

This article contains information about the  security of the iphone and ipad users. This is very useful, because users wil be secured from any harm that could be done with their gadets. passwords were being sent over the internet unencrypted this could cause alot of problems because hackers would easily be able to access your password.

shirlyshabo's curator insight, April 22, 2014 8:03 AM

האם באמת יש דבר כזה  אתר מאובטח?????

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Protecting Your Password - How Hacker Friendly is Yours [Infographic]

Protecting Your Password - How Hacker Friendly is Yours [Infographic] | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Maintaining your online security is imperative in today’s growing digital era. Over 8 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2011.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 3:50 PM

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 3, 2013 6:43 PM

The speed with which paswords can be cracked is frightening. The need to be careful grows each day!

AnnC's curator insight, June 4, 2013 9:12 PM

see the math...