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Cautionary Note About Hold Security

There’s been a rush of articles suggesting what consumers can and should do to protect themselves following the news about the Russian hackers.  The fact that over a billion usernames and passwords have been stolen has meant that some consumers are overwhelmed given the magnitude of the theft. 258 more words

1Billion+ Passwords Stolen by Russian Hackers! Are You Safe?

A Russian hacker crew stole over 1 billion internet user name and password combinations, in case you didn’t know. Can’t you just hear Good Times’ James Evans saying, “ 628 more words

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How Secure Are Your Passwords? New Yorkers Talk Security, PW Tricks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Passwords should ideally be 14-25 characters in length with a mix of capital and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols and you should never use the same one twice, 1010 WINS’ John Montone reported. 285 more words


Russian Hackers Steal More Than 1 Billion Passwords

Lately, it seems major online breaches of security have become an everyday occurrence. The latest cyber scare, a Russian gang stole 1.2 billion username and password combinations. 50 more words


Don't Fear Password Protected Posts...

I have password protected a post for the first time, and might do that with some other posts in the future.

Please note that it… 282 more words


Password Security: chosing the best password

Passwords are keys that control access to different accounts. They let you in and keep other out. They provide information control, access control, and authentication. 379 more words


From buster to BU$t3r226!

“In a simpler time your password was ‘password’, because surely no cybercriminal would ever suspect you were such a minimalist.”

Lester Beaver on the evolution of passwords. 8 more words