This is a brilliant explanation of the Heartbleed Bug in easy to understand language. In the video, popular YouTuber Tom Scott breaks down what Heartbleed is, using diagrams and Pokemon references to illustrate his point. Watch this... and then go change your passwords
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If you're not changing your important passwords this weekend you're at risk. Just do it. What's the big deal? Think of it as spring cleaning; a good time to get your passwords organized and get some strong passwords in place.
Our advice to all our friends is to change ALL your passwords starting with your EMAIL , then all your financial connections, then...
Welcome to the future — branding and identity graphics for internet security holes.
You've probably never heard of CVE-2014-0160. But you probably have heard of the Heartbleed bug, the "catastrophic" security hole that was revealed in half a million websites earlier this week.
The two are one in the same--except for one small point: CVE-2014-0160 is...
Here's a simple way to boost online security: Make your password longer.
It's (not so) simple math: An 8-character password offers 722 trillion possible combinations, based on 26 upper-case letters in the alphabet, 26 lower-case, 10 numbers and 10 special characters.
Opt for a 12-character password and you've increased that to 19 sextillion...