The Washington Post: You added ‘!’ or ‘1’ to your password, thinking this made it strong. Science says no.

You added ‘!’ or ‘1’ to your password, thinking this made it strong. Science says no. http://wapo.st/2gRi3ux ============from the article=========== You added ‘!’ or ‘1’ to your password, thinking this made it strong. Science says no. By Lorrie Cranor September 8 For years, computer users have been told they should have complicated passwords, including numbers, […]

Thank you, You’re so generous! (giving more than you intended?) [alert]

http://www.asiaone.com/china/no-loose-change-beggars-china-now-accepting-mobile-payments Along with your money, the QR code also steals your personal information, (depending on the app and y settings) social networking usernames, phone number, whatever. I recommend using a QR scanner that shows you the page that the code points to, before it goes there.  ZXing is one of those that give you the […]