Posts tagged “hacking”

Password Schmassword

Are you using the same password for everything? You probably are, aren’t you? “That’s okay,” you’re thinking, “It’s a really, really hard password. Nobody will ever get it.” Not so fast, fish-breath. A recent post on the Twitter Status blog details a new way that some crafty crackers are stealing passwords. It basically works like

Military Technology and Digital Piracy

Can ‘Military’ Technology Beat Digital Piracy? ” … if the hacker persists, and continues making ”aggressive” attempts to disable InTether’s defenses or pierce its vault, he’ll get ”the white screen of death.” His InTether receiver, together with all the InTethered files stored inside it, will be destroyed. Attacks ”would have to be pretty aggressive and

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