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  • How To Securely Store Passwords and Sensitive Data

    How To Securely Store Passwords and Sensitive Data

    As our tech oriented lives become more complex, we have to keep track of a myriad of passwords, license keys, and other miscellaneous sensitive data. Perhaps you’ve been keeping a Microsoft Excel file containing all that sensitive data, or maybe a text file tucked away. The problem is, what happens if your computer is compromised […]
  • Meet Brian Krebs, The Man Who Uncovered Target Security Breach

    Meet Brian Krebs, The Man Who Uncovered Target Security Breach

    Read about Brian Krebs, the man who uncovered recent Target, Adobe, and Neiman Marcus security breach. Krebs covers the “dark underbelly of the web,” on his cybersecurity blog, Krebs on Security. His forays into Eastern European cyber crime have resulted in much unwanted attention. According to this article from The New York Times, his identity has been stolen a […]
  • Brute Force WordPress Login Attacks on the Rise

    Brute Force WordPress Login Attacks on the Rise

    It’s a brave new world. Distributed brute Force attacks on WordPress sites are on the rise. A brute force attack is when an attacker tries many times to a username/password combination by repeatedly sending login attempts. A distributed brute force attack is when an attacker uses a large number of machines spread around the internet […]
  • 25 Worst Passwords of 2013

    25 Worst Passwords of 2013

    This list was compiled by SplashData, a security provider for smartphones and computers. SplashData’s top 25 list was compiled from files containing millions of stolen passwords posted online during the previous year. “Seeing passwords like ‘adobe123’ and ‘photoshop’ on this list offers a good reminder not to base your password on the name of the website […]
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