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The increasing number of passwords actually decrease productivity and present a security risk when people get frustrated and write their passwords on a sticky

password hacking  a username with a password (single-factor authentication) is still the most common method of user authentication for businesses. Although it is no longer suitable to withstand the sophisticated attacks from external hackers nor to fulfill the stringent security requirements for sensitive company data - many businesses are reluctant to give up this seemingly simple authentication method in favor of a more powerful and efficient one In today’s world of IT, however, it is relatively easy to find out

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Karl Fogel is a founding developer of the Subversion project and is employed by CollabNet. In the following interview, Karl covers key social aspects of coordinating developers as well as the difficulties and advantages of managing an open source, distributed development project.

password hacking  people. You have one password that you use everywhere, if you send a mail you can be guaranteed that there's going to be a link in the archive to that mail later that you can then paste into the issue tracker to make it easy for someone to follow that discussion etc. When you say to make it easy for someone to follow the discussion, that's an instance, I would think, of how it facilitates the social aspect of the development community. What are some other areas that you think socially the software comes Read More

Social Engineering Can Thwart the Best Laid Security Plans


There are a lot of different social engineering techniques, but they all have the same basic idea. The trick behind social engineering is to get the user to give up valuable information without them suspecting anything.

password hacking  with the remote access password and an opportunity to test it. If the user isn't having a problem or doesn't have any remote access software, the hacker will have to get their hands on a password, whether the local password or the domain password (these are often one in the same). Getting the user's password is tricky, because most of the time, the user's have been warned not to give out their passwords. Therefore, most good hackers won't simply ask for a password unless they find the user especially Read More

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password hacking  your mouse, obtain your passwords, obtain personal information, and perform numerous other cyber-invasions. The infector who launches Sub7 can choose which IRC chat room to broadcast your system and personal information on. The broadcasted information can look something like the below logfile, depending upon which features the infector invoked when launching Sub7: [17:10] *** Joins: cwc [17:10] Sub7Server v._2.1_ installed on port: _27374_, ip: _195.252.137.208_ - victim: _pechfregel_ - password: _rustE_ Read More

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DigitalPersona, Inc.


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