Thousands of Websites May Have Left Passwords Exposed

The big Sony breach is only the tip of the online insecurity iceberg, it turns out.

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The Tragic Password Mistake Hackers Are Hoping You'll Make

You’re smart. You don’t use passwords like the perennial 123456 and qwerty. Or even slightly better ones, like Cassie86 or Cubs1908. Because you put some thought into them, your passwords are better than those, right?

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How One Innocent Slip Turned an Online Security Expert into a Spam Magnet

I’ve got nothing against spam…so long as it’s clogging up someone else’s inbox.

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