Here are some useful articles that will help you find better security and privacy online.
- Send Confidential Information Such As Passwords Securely
Email is notoriously insecure for sending confidential information. Gizmo’s Freeware lists some sites that will let you send email and keep the contents private.
- 9 popular IT security practices that just don’t work
The security products and techniques you rely on most aren’t keeping you as secure as you think—At InfoWorld, security expert Roger Grimes writes about the inadequacies of standard security measures
- How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns
Security tutorial at Gizmo’s Freeware
- Why passwords have never been weaker—and crackers have never been stronger
The ancient art of password cracking has advanced further in the past five years than it did in the previous several decades combined. At the same time, the dangerous practice of password reuse has surged. The result: security provided by the average password in 2012 has never been weaker—At Ars Technica, Dan Goodin writes about problems with passwords
- How I cracked my neighbor’s WiFi password without breaking a sweat
At Ars Technica, Dan Goodin explains how readily available tools make cracking easier.