Tag Archives: strong passwords

Passwords again

With all the talk of “the cloud” and of privacy violations and “hackers”, we often put the burden and the blame on Web sites when something goes wrong – like when Hotmail, Yahoo Mail or Gmail accounts get “hacked”. We hate words that are so ambiguous. You may as well substitute “gremlin” or boogeyman for… Read More »

More about passwords

Since we’ve discussed the cloud and its pervasiveness (and it’s still in its infancy really) many times in this newsletter; we want to cover another subject which we’ve written about often in these pages: passwords. We’ve received dozens of emails from people who are really afraid of what the cloud may bring in the way… Read More »

Strong passwords: The key to your security

Do you use passwords like 12345 or djones525 or katybelle1234? In the age of “the cloud” it’s more important than ever that you use strong and secure passwords. Server security has gotten better and better, encryption has gotten stronger and stronger, but all that means nothing if your password is something like “password” or tom1234… Read More »

Freeware Picks – 3/08/2011

Multiple Freeware Picks What are they? Password Generators What operating systems? Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 OK folks. We’re determined to keep you safe. And we’re going to keep harping on this until you all listen to us: This is the age of the cloud. You cannot use the same password for everything anymore.… Read More »