Tag Archives: Internet security

How Secure is Your Password?

I’ve written previously about credit card skimmers and more recently about weak passwords. Now even “secure” passwords can be quickly cracked by a skilled hacker. This article explains how three hackers got 90% success rate on 16,000 passwords. It’s still … Continue reading

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More Phishing in my Inbox

The saying goes, “… Teach a man to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime”. I son’t suppose it applies quite the same to “phishing”, though. It seems that the phishers are still out in force. Here is … Continue reading

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Protect Your Online Privacy

Do you think your privacy is safe while online?  Better think again, unless you take steps to keep your information safe. This Wall Street Journal article describes the myriad methods of tracking all kinds of personal information about you and … Continue reading

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