Tue 01 October 2013

Creating passwords

From time to time, we all need to create a password. As a consequence of being human, we have a habit of picking really crappy passwords. Here are a couple of ways to generate passwords that should be more secure.

pwgen

You can use pwgen in Windows, OS X (install ...

Wed 08 April 2009

OS X not saving passwords?

About a month ago I noticed that passwords weren't being saved in apps in OS X like Safari, Omniweb, etc. I didn't bother trying to figure out the problem, until today when I would go to a site in Safari and it would ask to save the password ...

Thu 06 March 2008

Beware of that Firewire port!

There is a new technique that allows an attacker to unlock a Windows machine or login without a password. This vulnerability also affects OS X. Right now the hack currently requires a Linux laptop, but it could conceivably make its way to modified iPods.

To protect yourself you'll need ...

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