Security

Quote of the week

As long as we let most hackers get away with murder, rampant hacking and malware will continue to plague us.—Security expert Roger A. Grimes at InfoWorld.

The state of the Internet gets worse

The are a lot of unhealthy trends and situations on the Internet and here are some articles discussing what is happening and what might be done about it. Web Trolls Winning as Incivility IncreasesThe Internet may be losing the war against trolls. At the very least, it isn’t winning. And unless social networks, media sites […]

How hacked email accounts are used

Source: Krebs on Security

Monday links

Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport DataIn a paper published in the journal Science, physicists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at the Delft University of Technology reported that they were able to reliably teleport information between two quantum bits separated by three meters, or about 10 feet—John Markoff in the New York Times […]

Monday links

Microsoft cybersecurity exec declares the password deadThe password is dead. That’s the message from John Proctor, Microsoft’s vice president of global cybersecurity, who wrote a blog post on the subject this week—Emily Parkhurst at TechFlash 5 ways computer security has truly advancedSecurity isn’t all gloom and doom. Amid the progress today, these four developments in […]