Little defense for password grab

The School of Computing's Dr. David Skillicorn is featured in the Kingston Whig Standard's coverage of recent technology leaks.

The privacy breach that happened this past weekend to actor Jennifer Lawrence and other Hollywood celebrities could happen again unless the technology to protect passwords is improved, says a Queen's University professor.

David Skilicorn of the school of computing specializes in data analytics mostly in the adversarial area. He said it is difficult to prevent hackers from getting personal information. "We're in a world where we can't defend against this sort of attack," said Skilicorn.

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