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May 29, 2013  8:02 PM

Is your password “qeadzcwrsfxv1331?”



Posted by: Ken Harthun
crackers, hackers, Password, Secure Computing, Security

If so, it has been cracked. And rather easily, I might add. How is it that a 16 character password with seemingly random characters could be easily cracked? The answer might surprise you and you'll definitely rethink the way you create passwords. An article on Ars Technica (

April 30, 2013  12:57 PM

Same password for every site. Will they ever learn?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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April 28, 2013  11:54 PM

“Memory Hard Problem” thwarts password cracking



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Password, Security, Security management

In one of his famous "propeller head" episodes, Steve Gibson of Security Now! podcast fame describes an algorithm that thwarts even the most powerful super computers' attempts at cracking passwords. Episode 388 [MP3] in January, 2013...


April 19, 2013  4:30 PM

Video: The Internet Password Minder Protector Minder



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Fun stuff, Humor, Password, Security, Security management

lol

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March 3, 2013  1:46 PM

Evernote hacked



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

Evernote, the popular note taking program whose goal is "to help the world remember everything, communicate effectively and get things done," has had their website hacked and is forcing all users to reset their passwords:

Security Notice: Service-wide Password...


January 30, 2013  12:39 AM

All your secret are belong to us



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Security, Security best practice

The eight-character...


January 20, 2013  5:08 PM

Simple password tip to create unguessable passwords



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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December 31, 2012  11:40 PM

Ten New Year security resolutions



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

We all do it at this time of the year: We make resolutions to do things better in the New Year. And why not? It's a great thing to do, starting with fresh goals and a resolve to do better. Here are some ideas for you choose from with a security twist:

  • I will change my critical...


November 30, 2012  2:47 AM

Another way to create easy-to-remember complex passwords



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Security

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October 25, 2012  1:54 AM

The 25 most popular (and most insecure) passwords of 2012



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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