Why marketers should worry about bad password practices

April 3, 2015

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We learned a lot about security from our client RazorPoint. People are lazy with their passwords. Common weak points include: Weak passwords – you know what I am talking about M@ry123! Using the same password for everything – if a hacker gets one of your passwords, they can probably gain access to dozens of systems because of  … Read more

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WordPress Plugin Review – Sucuri

December 1, 2014

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Uh oh. Your WordPress site got infected with malware. How do you prevent it from happening again? I have to admit, keeping up with security is hard. Like backups, strong passwords and other technology best practices, monitoring security is a total pain. Which is why I have started recommending sucuri’s firewall product to all of  … Read more

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Same password for everything, what could go wrong?

August 4, 2014

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Do you use the same password for everything? Please stop. If you use the same password for everything, if someone gets your username and password for one account, they have it for all of your accounts. Your username, in many cases, is your email address. Anyone, it doesn’t even have to be a hacker, can  … Read more

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Secure passwords

April 23, 2010

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Eek! I caught this news item via Mashable today. Russian Hacker Selling 1.5 Million Facebook Accounts A hacker who calls himself Kirllos has obtained and is now offering to sell 1.5 million Facebook IDs at astonishingly low prices — $25 per 100 IDs for users with fewer than 10 friends and $45 per 1000 IDs  … Read more

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