Last month I attended a workshop about cyber safety. The presenter, Dave L. Rutz, is actually a Computer Forensic Analyst. As he enlightened us about how computer passwords are crack it really started to make me think. 521 more words
Tags » Brute-force Attack
We know back doors get built into systems because sooner or later they’re abused in ways that often grab our attention.
Keep in mind that any “password recovery” system accomplishes something that would not be possible within a system that really protects confidentiality. 460 more words
These accounts were hacked because users tended to reuse their logins and passwords on other sites that had no automated anti-hijacking systems (or security features), e.g. 274 more words