Netflix wants customers in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru to pay more if their accounts are being accessed by multiple households, but they used to openly encourage the sharing of passwords.
Millions of Americans may be putting themselves at risk by asking utilities to email the passwords for their accounts.
Cartesian surveyed US consumers about the sharing of passwords for internet video streaming services.
Embedded SIMs will counter some traditional fraud threats whilst creating new kinds of opportunities for ingenious hackers.
More security experts are saying we need to stop relying on passwords for security, and their arguments have been bolstered by a stream of security failures.
If you only think about maths and algorithms you may ignore the ways that human behavior will undermine them.
The problem with risk management is the tendency to do nothing useful for a long time, before suddenly deciding to panic.
As services evolve, more businesses will need to mitigate the loss of revenues caused by customers sharing passwords for content distributed over comms networks.
CTO Kevin Mahaffey forecasts some interesting developments for mobile devices and security solutions.
Training staff to identify security infringements and attempted fraud may not seem very sophisticated, but delivers significant benefits if done effectively.