In my lifetime, I have created exactly one awesome password. It’s 24 characters long, includes letters and numbers, and is a memorable sentence that no rational person, with the exception of myself, would ever know.
Good security advice can be hard to find. Lots of security experts offer help, but not all of their tips are accurate or up-to-date, and many address PC security only.
Devakumar has used his lower end HD5770 to crack passwords quickly and painlessly. He has a demo showing how to hack Windows logon passwords for instance.
Millions of email accounts are being compromised every day without the knowledge of the user. It is extremely important to keep your eyes open and ensure you are not a victim.
Fox News has alerted the U.S. Secret Service that the cable news show’s Twitter feed was used today to publish false reports that President Obama had been killed.
When you hear about a phishing attack on e-mail accounts, it’s easy to assume that the victim was just too gullible. But as recent attacks on Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail have demonstrated, the old rule of “don’t open attachments or click links from untrusted sources” isn’t always enough to fend off a targeted phishing attempt.
Everything needs a password these days. Your credit card Pin, Internet banking, email, Internet connection, the lock on your gym locker, your Cellphone, the safe, the parental guidance on DSTV, the video shop, the password for the computer at work and the list goes on and on…
A reader’s estranged husband told her he’s spying on her email. Could this be true? It’s possible, but unlikely. And if he’s doing it, it’s almost certainly illegal.
In a series of attacks over several months, Sony (NYSE: SNE ) has lost information on millions of accounts to various hackers.