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6 Tips For Creating An Unbreakable Password That You Can Remember

6 Tips For Creating An Unbreakable Password That You Can Remember | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
You can lock every door and window of your house, but if you use a skeleton key the odds are pretty good someone is probably going to end up robbing you blind. The same is true of your passwords. If your passwords are not unique and unbreakable, you might as well open the front door…

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Password Evaluation in a Post-Heartbleed Web ~ EDTECH focus on K-12

Password Evaluation in a Post-Heartbleed Web ~ EDTECH focus on K-12 | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

by D. Frank Smith

description by SmartBrief on EdTech


"The Heartbleed virus is prompting more people to change their passwords, evaluate passwords' strengths -- and weigh their complexity against their memorability. Advice on the subject includes recommendations from Google that users create different passwords for every account. Research has shown that simpler but longer passwords are tougher to crack, while other recommendations include phrase-based passwords that are easy to remember."




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Heartbleed Proves the Password Is Dead. This Is What You Need Now

Heartbleed Proves the Password Is Dead. This Is What You Need Now | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
The password had its day. There is a better way to protect yourself and your business--and you need to start using it today.
R.I.P., password. You were a good idea, and damned useful, in your time, but your time has passed.
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Google Acquires 2-Month-Old, 'Sounds as Passwords' Startup SlickLogin

Google Acquires 2-Month-Old, 'Sounds as Passwords' Startup SlickLogin | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Google has acquired SlickLogin, an Israeli security startup based in Tel Aviv. SlickLogin is less than two months old. SlickLogin technology allows users to log into websites using a high frequency sound, silent to human ears, communicated between a computer and a smartphone, generating a new audio signal for each login. The security system is…

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How to Choose Strong Passwords

Tips from the security experts at Mozilla to help you choose strong, easy-to-remember passwords. Learn more about how to keep your identity safe on the internet at http://mzl.la/dtqm9F


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Forgot Your Password? Use These 8 Apps

Forgot Your Password? Use These 8 Apps | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Use these password apps to save your login information securely, and keep a lock on your personal data. (Forgot Your Password?
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How Hacker Friendly is Your password?

How Hacker Friendly is Your password? | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

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How To Reveal Hidden Passwords (Asterisks) In Web Browsers

How To Reveal Hidden Passwords (Asterisks) In Web Browsers | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

In many places where you need to input your password to gain access, authorize or confirm a transaction, whenever you type passwords into the input text box, the characters automatically turns into asterisks or bullets. This is to protect your password from straying eyes.

However, in situations that require you to know what lies behind those asterisks, we’ve got a simple trick to reveal the passwords on your web browsers.


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A very useful tip...

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Teach Children Good Password Habits by Making it a Game

Teach Children Good Password Habits by Making it a Game | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Creating strong passwords is essential to protecting your accounts. Getting your children involved at an early age sets a great habit for life. Over at the Wall Street Journal, they suggest making privacy into a game.
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It's time for a Heartbleed-inspired password audit

It's time for a Heartbleed-inspired password audit | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Don't just change your passwords to protect against Heartbleed, use the opportunity to come up with better passwords.

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Your Clever Password Tricks Aren't Protecting You from Today's Hackers

Your Clever Password Tricks Aren't Protecting You from Today's Hackers | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Security breaches happen so often nowadays, you're probably sick of hearing about them and all the ways you should beef up your accounts.
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The 25 Worst Passwords of 2013

The 25 Worst Passwords of 2013 | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
If you have a sneaking suspicion that your passwords are bad, we have some upsetting news: They probably are.
Luckily, SplashData is here to help you change your lazy ways with its annual list of the worst online passwords.
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Telepathwords: preventing weak passwords by reading your mind.

Telepathwords: preventing weak passwords by reading your mind. | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

Preventing weak passwords by reading your mind/


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Nancy Jones's curator insight, December 8, 2013 11:20 AM

This is really very clever and a great way to get anyone, student or else, to consider password safety. Thanks for sharing.

Miro Svetlik's curator insight, December 9, 2013 12:06 AM

A really cute password tester for non-geek users. Try it for yourself.

Nacho Vega's curator insight, January 5, 11:59 AM

Test it!

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¿Cuánto tardaría un hacker en descifrar nuestra contraseña?

¿Cuánto tardaría un hacker en descifrar nuestra contraseña? | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
La firma de seguridad Kaspersky pone en marcha un programa online que determina la seguridad de nuestras claves.

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Google YubiKey: Una nueva forma de utilizar los passwords

Google YubiKey: Una nueva forma de utilizar los passwords | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Google YubiKey será una nueva apuesta para cambiar la forma en la que utilizamos contraseñas para acceder a los servicios de Google

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Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can't Protect Us Anymore

Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can't Protect Us Anymore | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
You have a secret that can ruin your life. It’s not a well-kept secret, either. Just a simple string of characters—maybe six of them if you’re careless, 16 if you’re cautious—that can reveal everything about you.

 

Thanks to an explosion of personal information being stored in the cloud, tricking customer service agents into resetting passwords has never been easier.

 

===> All a hacker has to do is use personal information that’s publicly available on one service to gain entry into another. <===

 

Big THANKS to my online friend Kevin 

https://twitter.com/kevin_corbett  for having shared this link with me

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/11/ff-mat-honan-password-hacker/all/

 


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