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Wed
12
Dec
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System Guesses 350 Billion Passwords Per Second

A newly-unveiled password-cracking system can reportedly guess billions of unique passwords every second. At that rate, it's entirely practical to have the device attempt every possible eight-character Windows password. The password-cracking system ... is a Linux-based graphical processing unit (GPU) 'cluster' that uses a special type of virtualization software which allows it to use not one, not two, but 25 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Radeon graphics cards. 350 Billion Passwords Guessed Each Second That kind of GPU power enables the cluster to guess passwords at an astonishing rate: 350 billion ... (view more)

Wed
07
Nov
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'Random Password Generator 1.2', and 'Game Booster 3.4'

Random Password Generator 1.2 Random Password Generator is designed to help you create secure, random passwords that are extremely difficult to crack. This program produces passwords that feature a combination of random lower and upper case letters, ... numbers, and punctuation symbols. Easy to use, and very important if you go online regularly. http://www.iobit.com Game Booster 3.4 Game Booster 3 is capable of delivering a great gaming experience even if you are playing on an older PC. It does this by temporarily shutting down the computer's background processes and any unnecessary Windows ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jun
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Mitt Romney Hotmail Hack: Microsoft to Blame?

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's personal email account has reportedly been hacked. According to some observers, security weaknesses in Microsoft's Hotmail email service allowed the hack to occur. In reality, however, slip-ups by both ... Romney and Microsoft facilitated the hack. The incident occurred after the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) obtained and printed several emails sent to and from Romney during his time as governor of Massachusetts. The newspaper did not hack the account to obtain the emails, but rather made a legal request for Romney's office to hand them over. The WSJ ... (view more)

Thu
03
May
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'KeePass Password Safe 2.19', and 'Blank And Secure 3.16'

KeePass Password Safe 2.19 KeePass is a free open source password manager. You can put all your passwords in one database, and keep it locked with one master key or a key file. With KeePass on your computer, you have to remember only one master ... password or select the one key file to unlock the whole database and have access to all your many passwords. It's a great time saver, and greatly improves your peace of mind. http://keepass.info Blank And Secure 3.16 "Blank And Secure" is a free, portable software tool you can use to securely delete any of your data files, and be sure they ... (view more)

Wed
21
Mar
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'Microsoft Flight', and 'SafeAsHouses Password Safe 1.0'

Microsoft Flight Now anyone can enjoy the fun, freedom and adventure of flight with Microsoft's powerful flight simulation software. The simulation lets you feel the power at your fingertips as you take to the skies, launch into thrilling missions, ... and accept exciting challenges over the Big Island of Hawaii, where the simulation is free. http://www.microsoft.com SafeAsHouses Password Safe 1.0 Here is a totally free software utility that brings you a light-weight password manager and safe. The software will hold all your passwords securely, using password protection to prevent unwanted ... (view more)

Tue
13
Mar
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Weak Passwords Put Businesses at Risk: Study

A new study conducted by Trustwave, an IT research firm, is providing a startling look at the security vulnerabilities and hacking trends within computer systems used in the business world. For example, the Global Security Report for 2012 shows that ... the most popular computer password selected by business users is "Password1". Of the 2.5 million passwords Trustwave studied in total, about 5 per cent contained the word "password." (Source: slashgear.com ) According to Trustwave, "Password1" is so popular because "it satisfies the default Microsoft Active Directory complexity setting," ... (view more)

Mon
05
Sep
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'Sticky Password Free 5.0.5.239'. and 'SeaMonkey 2.3.3'

Sticky Password Free 5.0.5.239 Sticky Password is a password manager and form filler. The free version is limited in the number of identities, passwords, and accounts you can use. http://www.stickypassword.com SeaMonkey 2.3.3 The SeaMonkey project ... is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. Such a software suite was previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla, and the SeaMonkey project continues to develop and deliver high-quality updates to this concept. Containing an Internet browser, email and newsgroup client with an included web feed reader, ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jul
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'SystemRescueCD 2.2', and 'KeePass Password Safe 2.1.6'

SystemRescueCD 2.2 SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, ... such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions. http://www.sysresccd.org KeePass Password Safe 2.1.6 Today you need to remember many passwords. For example: you need a password for the Windows network logon, your e-mail account, your website's FTP password, online passwords (like website member account), etc. KeePass is a free open source ... (view more)

Wed
06
Oct
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'Cyberx Password Generator Pro 2.0.1.7', and 'EssentialPIM 3.7.4'

Cyberx Password Generator Pro 2.0.1.7 Cyberx Password Generator Pro is a GUI based simple password generator. With this program you can create random/pronounceable passwords that are highly secure and extremely difficult to crack. ... http://realhacker.altervista.org EssentialPIM 3.7.4 PIM stands for Personal Information Manager, and it allows you to keep all your information in electronic form. All your appointments, tasks, to do lists, notes, contacts and email messages are stored in a graphical and easily accessible form. Works great for netbooks. http://www.essentialpim.com This freeware ... (view more)

Wed
22
Sep
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Google Beefs Up Online Security Using Cellphone SMS

With many tech analysts predicting that cloud computing will be an important part of how companies conduct their future business, Google has intervened by clamping down on potential hackers and would-be identity thieves. Second Password Code Sent ... via SMS, Cell Phone Using simple passwords for an online account makes you prone to hackers, and this is especially true for corporate accounts. In response to the call for greater security, Google has implemented an additional (and optional) security measure which requires users enter a random six-digit code after entering their password. The random ... (view more)

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