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A passphrase is like a password, but longer and more secure. In essence, it’s an encryption key that you memorize. Once you start caring more deeply about your privacy and improving your computer security habits, one of the first roadblocks you’ll run into is having to create a passphrase.
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Imperva today released its latest Hacker Intelligence Initiative (HII) report, “Attacking SSL when using RC4: Breaking SSL with a 13-year old RC4 Weakness.” Authored by the company’s Application Defense Center (ADC) research team, the report reveals new attack vulnerabilities on the popular Transport Layer Security (TLS/SSL) protocol, which is currently used to protect 30 percent of all SSL transactions, a number that equates to billons of transactions with sensitive user data per day. 427 more words
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Chris Palmer, a security programmer on Google’s Chrome team, said it last month.
Written by: Christopher Furton
Overview of the Sony Hack
On November, 24, 2014, someone claiming to be a former Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) employee announced via the website reddit.com that current employees were being sent home due to a network hack. 1,931 more words