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How to Prevent Brute Force Attacks in Mobile Applications

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A research revealed that over 600 millions smartphone users have their mobiles at risk due to the mobile apps allowing UNLIMITED number of login attempts. AppBugs, a mobile security firm, tested 100 of the most popular Android and iOS applications that support password protected accounts – with each app registering at least one million downloads.

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5 Million Gmail Usernames and Passwords Leaked Online

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5 million Gmail username and password combinations were leaked in an online Russian forum recently and Google is advising its users to update their passwords in order to protect their accounts. It was later revealed that these information appears to be outdated, and some passwords were more than 3 years old.

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