Following on from the news that an eBay password database has been compromised, and universal advice from security experts that users should now change their passwords, one thing has been loud clear: the total lack of that password change requirement from eBay. Sign into eBay and there is nothing to say stop, change your password. There has been no email sent to registered users urging them to make the change. In fact the only I've read of it have come from news stories in which they state that eBay are 'urging users to change their passwords' but truth be told …

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Following on from the news earlier this month that [LinkedIn had suffered a major security breach](http://www.daniweb.com/internet-marketing/social-media-and-web-communities/news/425019/linkedin-confirms-six-million-password-hack-check-if-yours-is-one-of-them) involving the compromise of at least six million user passwords, and then dating site [eHarmony apparently falling victim to the same password hacking compromise](http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/viruses-spyware-and-other-nasties/news/425118/dating-disaster-eharmony-confirms-passwords-exposed-by-linkedin-hacker), the latest to be hit would appear to be the UK-based consumer technology news and magazine site TechRadar. ![dweb-techradar](/attachments/small/0/dweb-techradar.jpg "align-right") Late last night the site, owned by magazine giants Future Publishing and which gets in excess of seven million visitors from around the world each month, made the announcement on Twitter and the website forums were closed while an investigation …

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I am told, by those who follow the sport, that the Netherlands soccer team stands a pretty good chance of lifting the FIFA 2010 World Cup trophy. The bad news for any Netherlands fans is that their side has already been defeated by India, in the World Cup of security that is. [attach]15695[/attach][URL="http://www.secureworks.co.uk"]A SecureWorks study analysed the locations of attempted cyber attacks[/URL] on its global client-base between January and June this year, and then compared this with the total number of active PCs in each country to produce a league table that determines which of the top 16 countries based …

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