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How to break into and avoid a break in from LifeHacker

These links are to articles that were posted in LifeHacker. The first gives tips for breaking into a computer and ways to avoid it. The article addresses both PCs and Macs. The second gives some specific instructions for safeguarding a Mac. How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You) – […]

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Links from January 23, 2013

These are my links from January 23, 2013 ‘I Will Ruin Him’ – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education – Excellent story regarding cyberstalking.The problems it causes, the consequences to the stalked.cyberstalking security chronicle

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Links from June 3, 2012

These are my links from June 3, 2012 Zero Day: The Threat in Cyberspace – The Washington Post – Special report by Washington Postinternet washington post security

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Large Cyber Criminal Attack, 2010-02-19

More than 75,000 computer systems hacked in one of largest cyber attacks, security firm says – “More than 75,000 computer systems at nearly 2,500 companies in the United States and around the world have been hacked in what appears to be one of the largest and most sophisticated attacks by cyber criminals discovered to […]

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Security and password links for 2009-06-30

Two articles from Infoworld. One about the benefits of PGP and the other on password strength. The second includes a spreadsheet for calculating how long it might take to determine a password. Internet crimes to be proud of | Security Central – InfoWorld Thanks to Pretty Good Privacy encryption creator Phil Zimmermann for software that […]

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Coding and Security, Amazon Server, & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2009-03-23

Coding Errors that Affect Security: Sort by Language, Phyla, or Kingdom – ReadWriteWeb While most developers are proficient in several languages, today’s economic climate coupled with advances in technology has meant that oftentimes developers need to pick up a new language quickly. And although most developers are typically fluent in the security issues surrounding their […]

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Friendbo & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-11-27

Friendbo: Social Sharing in a Spectrum friendbo is a University of Washington research deployment to help people socially share the semi-private parts of their lives on the Internet. Rather than manage whitelists, blacklists, accounts and passwords, our users guard content with secret questions that only subgroups of their friends can answer. This is more intuitive, […]

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Interesting Internet links for 2008-04-30

Internet Resources Newsletter: Issue 161 Internet Resources Newsletter is a free monthly electronic newsletter, edited by Heriot-Watt University Library staff and published by Heriot-Watt University. (tags: internet resources) Poached Eggs with Baked Feta and Olives Recipe – Defne Koryürek | Food & Wine combination of toasted bread, poached eggs, sizzling feta and olives, so she […]

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Safe Passwords, Calendar Software, & Java resources links for 2008-01-13

Security Awareness – Articles – Keep Safe with Strong Passwords To protect your computer, your data and your online accounts, make a strong password . Most people know that strong passwords are a good idea … You have to change your password frequently, and stay aware of techniques hackers are using …(tags: security password) Calendar […]

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