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Image via Flickr user Marjan Krebelj Lately we’ve been inundated with headlines of identity theft, hacked financial institutions, and general digital insecurity. It’s enough to ask why software developers can’t create the perfect code; code without vulnerabilities or room for … Continue reading

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In a previous post, the concept of spear-phishing was introduced. Its more common relative, phishing, is one of the most notorious online security threats. Phishing refers to an attempt by a hacker to obtain confidential information about a user through … Continue reading

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Debates still rage over what constitutes a good, secure password. A recent Lifehacker article linked to a much older article by Founding Editor Gina Trapani entitled “Choose (and remember) great passwords” (2006). Her suggestions are smart and reasonable, aimed at … Continue reading

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