Tag: Cryptography

20
Jul

Formspring Data Breach Forces Reset of 420,000 Passwords

On July 10, 2012, Formspring founder Ade Olonoh published a post on the social network’s blog alerting customers to a breach in the company’s system and that some users’ passwords may have been accessed. Approximately 420,000 “password hashes” were posted to a security forum, though without usernames or any other information that would indicate who…

7
Dec

6 Easy Tips For Better Security Of Your Passwords

Remembering all your passwords can be a tough job. We don’t blame you; there are so many password protected sites and PIN-protected accounts these days that anyone who can remember all their passwords should be awarded, honestly! And this difficulty is exactly what leads many people to use the same password for multiple accounts or…

23
Nov

The Top 25 Easy To Guess Passwords

Easily guessable internet passwords don’t just let you in, they let hackers in too! That’s why it’s time you knew the worst passwords you can possibly choose (and avoided them!). To make it easier for you, here’s a list of the worst passwords of 2011 (Go through it, and while you are at it, don’t forget to thank SplashData, which

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21
Dec

Using USB Thumb Drives in your Markham business

USB Thumb Drives or USB Memory Sticks are everywhere throughout the GTA.  The use of USB devices is on the rise as businesses in Markham look at new ways to share information and make a quick and easy backup. They are inexpensive and very convenient. Did you know that our USB Memory Sticks pose a serious risk to your business?

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