Category Archive: security

Dec 04 2014

Best Online Password Manager Reviews

By Randall Sutherland Why Online Password Managers? Although we call them “passwords,” the safest passwords should not contain any dictionary words from any language. Hackers buy dictionaries with all of the words from every culture on the planet to help them crack easy passwords. It does not help at all to add a number or …

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Nov 08 2014

10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints

The dangers of sharing personal information online. By: Digital Media in the Classroom A highly respected education advocate, Kevin Honeycutt, once asked me if any of us from our generation (GenX and before), had ever made a mistake in puberty. He then asked if our mistakes are “Googleable.” The reality is that our mistakes from …

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iPhone ATM PIN code hack- HOW TO PREVENT

Published on Aug 28, 2014 by Mark Rober

This is a new way for bad guys to steal your ATM pin code using an iPhone without you noticing at all BUT there is a really simple way to prevent it from happening.

Apr 29 2014

Password Strength

Through 20 years of effort, we’ve successfully trained everyone to use passwords which are hard for humans to remember, but easy for computers to guess.    (In information theory, entropy is a measure of the uncertainty in a random variable.)

Mar 22 2014

25 Scariest Things You Didn’t Know About Using Public Wi-Fi

Published on Feb 10, 2014 You wouldn’t go into Walmart and start shouting all of your bank passwords to everybody would you? Well, unless you take preventative measures, whenever you connect to the internet via a public wi-fi hotspot you are basically doing just that.

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