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Ex Gizmodo Writer Mat Honan Hacked – Epically

Ex Gizmodo Writer Mat Honan Hacked – Epically

Yesterday, Mat wrote a post on his personal blog about how he was recently hacked. The article itself makes for really interesting yet catastrophic reading (for Mat at least). Mat is an avid Apple user with an iPhone, iPad & Macbook and he uses iCloud to backup all his devices to the cloud. iCloud has a feature whereby you can remotely wipe your Apple device should it fall into the wrong han... »

How To Create Complicated Passwords That Are Easy To Remember

How To Create Complicated Passwords That Are Easy To Remember

Working in IT security it is imperative that passwords are made very secure and also changed regularly, let’s face it, kevquirk1234 is much easier to remember than a secure password like *kLxCTKpxJL9@. Neither of these are my passwords by the way (nor are any others in this article). The second password is similar to the type of password I like to keep though. Personally I manage my passwo... »

How To Secure Your Online Passwords

I’m sure most of you have heard about the professional networking site, LinkedIn being hacked today were over 6,000,000 passwords have been taken…apparently. Now, first of all, it’s not as bad as you think. The passwords that the hacker got were protected by SHA1 encryption, so, instead of seeing your password as “Password123″, they see “vhfuvipofhbfoivbfvifobfh... »