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Password Security Warning October 17, 2008

Posted by ctcoberon in Uncategorized.
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  • CTC@Oberon recommends reading this article in the SMH.
  • The article is headlined “Hacker’s list of online accounts spooks users”.
  • It is about a hacker who posted on his website a list of email addresses, matched with user names and passwords, probably stolen from an online gaming website.
  • There is an excellent article on the techniques that hackers use, and how to avoid them, at http://www.cs.umd.edu/faq/Passwords.shtml
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