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Fingerprint identification flaw allows PC password retrieval

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Several PC security firms have independently verified a weakness in Authentek's UPEK Protector Suite that allows hostile users with physical control of a machine to rapidly recover Windows account passwords. The software is pre-installed in Windows-based PCs by makers including Dell, Gateway, NEC, Samsung, Sony, and Toshiba. An open-source exploit...
Fingerprint identification flaw allows PC password retrieval

Exploit allows hijacking Apple ID accounts with little info

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A new exploit lets people hijack an Apple ID account using only an email address and someone's date of birth, says The Verge. The process involves pasting in a modified URL while answering the date of birth question on Apple's password retrieval page. Doing this lets someone reset an Apple...
Exploit allows hijacking Apple ID accounts with little info
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