Tag Archives: password strength

Facebook hacking and godawful gold lamé sneakers

Posted  June 7, 2012 How “devious cyberjerks” locked one user out, hijacked her account, spammed her friends, stole her mail, compromised her bank account, cashed credit card-linked checks, and tried to pawn off some (to her taste) truly godawful gold lamé sneakers. Here’s the piece.

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How long would it take to crack your password?

Posted May 25, 2012 Password policies are the enemy of security, the developer of a password analyzing tool concludes, while a vendor pushes it further to decree that password security is, basically, toast. Here’s the full story. 

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