Tag: passwords

Here’s Everywhere You Should Enable Two-Factor Authentication Right Now


Two-factor authentication is one of the best things you can do to make sure your accounts don’t get hacked. We’ve talked about it a bit before, but here’s a list of all the popular services that offer it, and where you should go to turn it on right now. Read the full list @ Lifehacker.  

Passwords in print


On a certain level, I’d love to own a copy of this. I’d shelve it right next to my first edition of A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates. In summer 2012 the social network LinkedIn.com got hacked and lost its whole user database. A few months later parts of the decrypted password list surfaced […]

Was Your Password Set Free in the Recent Adobe Hack?


The folks at LastPass have a simple way to search the database of hacked passwords

Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331”


You may have a great password but what I get out of this article is

Time to change your Livingsocial password


In case you haven’t gotten the e-mail already, Livingsocial was hacked and you need to change

How I became a password cracker


Not “me,” but Nate Anderson. Trouble is, it’s easier that you think. At the beginning of

30 Posts in 30 Days #28: A breakthrough?


During my TechTalk webinar yesterday I mentioned, yet again, the need for good passwords. In

30 posts in 30 days #8: Passwords


First, there’s a new Common Craft making the rounds about secure passwords. Then yesterday I

Don’t reuse passwords!


If you’re a Twitter user you may have noticed that this week you might have