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FireEye has borrowed from the credit card industry to try and detect malicious logins. The company's reasoning is that someone in Sydney at 9AM can't legitimately log into a system from (say) Hong Kong an hour later. So the company's announced GeoLogonalyzer to try to detect malicious logins by their source. A “geo …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Better than 99% of the time, I'm using a VPN and I bounce around the planet in selecting my exit points. I tend to put them somewhere efficient. Lag on the 'net can make that interesting to come up with. So, FireEye, it's a non-starter here and you'll not likely find me doing business with anyone that uses your technique. Hell of a time getting my bank to accept this.

    Just sayin'.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Works global exit points

    Connecting to the internet through work i can exit almost anywhere globally. Google has finally stopped complaining that someone from one of our global ip exit ip's has logged into my account. Some companies send through a validation email to confirm It's actually me. It's not a huge problem and i'm glad i at least get a notification.

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