• Archive for May, 2012

    The Big Security Blunder by Apple

    by  • May 12, 2012 • Password, Security • 0 Comments

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    It was recently announced that Apple’s FileVault software had a serious error that exposed user’s passwords.  FileVault is a program that stores users passwords on their computer.  A programming mistake caused the passwords to be stored as plain text instead of encrypted.  That means that anyone one – or any malicious bot – could...

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    Most Common Passwords

    by  • May 5, 2012 • Password • 0 Comments

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    Everytime hackers release a set of usernames and passwords, it give analysts a chance to see passwords that people use in the real world.  Here is a list of the top 25 passwords from an attack on Sony in December 2010. seinfeld password winner 123456 purple sweeps contest princess maggie 9452 peanut shadow ginger...

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