Tag: passwords

What’s wrong with your pa$$w0rd?

https://www.ted.com/talks/lorrie_faith_cranor_what_s_wrong_with_your_pa_w0rd Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very

Tuesday Tech Tip: How the Experts Protect Themselves Online (Compared to Everyone Else)

If you ask the average person what the best ways to protect themselves online are,

Friday Video: Ian Urbina and the Secret Life of Passwords

Ian Urbina, author of The Secret Lives of Passwords, talks about what passwords mean to people beyond their access to email or social networking accounts. Published on Dec 29, 2014

Securing Yourself with LastPass

Here’s the video of my LastPass presentation from the Nebraska Library Association Conference presented on 10 October 2014.

Tuesday Tech Tip: Introducing Auto-Password Changing with LastPass

In case you needed yet another reason to use LastPass… We’re excited to announce that the

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WordPress proactively reacts to Gmail passwords leak

Bravo WordPress! This week, a group of hackers released a list of about 5 million Gmail

Go change your eBay password now

Ebay says that its corporate network and databases were compromised earlier this year, and will ask its users to change their passwords. Read more @ Boing Boing.

Passwords: Don’t be that guy

Tuesday Tech Tip: How to Set up LastPass

Published on Apr 13, 2014 Leo demonstrates how to create and use secure passwords with LastPass.  

Some calm, yet firm, advice for those wondering about Heartbleed

I’ve been putting off this post for a few days to allow for the immediate freak-out to die down and to let some actually good advice to surface. I’m now read to provide the following advice and resources: What happened? Basically, for the past two years there’s been a flaw in the security software behind somewhere near […]