Tag: password

  • True Story – Hacker Using Users Email Account to Steal

    A person I know recently received a phone call from his bank asking him if he had sent a particular email. The email asked for some banking information but asked the reply be sent to a different email account. The bank was calling to see if the information was correct. It turns out his email […]

  • Want to Know if Website Has Been Affected by Heartbleed

    According to the Google Web Store, Chromebleed is an extension for Chrome that will check to see if the website you are using is affected by the Heartbleed bug. Below is the description from the developer. Description Displays a warning if the site you are browsing is affected by the Heartbleed bug Many HTTPS-secured sites […]

  • Passwords: How Often?

    In recent news, people are being to change their passwords because of a flaw in program that makes internet connection secure, OpenSSL. ┬áThere is a lot of material out on how this system worked and how hackers exploited this flaw, so I am not going to rehash material that is already out there. Instead, I […]

  • KeePass – Free & Easy Password Protection

    If you have an online account, most likely you have to have a password to access that account. The trick is how do you create a password that is easy to remember, but not easy for someone else to guess? Some of us have used important dates in our lives, maiden names, names of our […]