Or, How to Stop the Madness
Let’s just admit it: Passwords are a pain.
Nearly every week we hear about another security breach or virus or phishing scam that threatens to steal or broadcast our account credentials. Using the same, simple password over and over just isn’t acceptable in today’s connected world.
By now everyone has got that memo– but it’s a lot easier said than done! Modern browsers make it convenient, even offering to generate complex passwords (aka gibberish). But what if you share accounts with friends or family? What if you need additional details beyond username and password? What if you want encryption? Thus the need for a password manager .
Continue reading The Password Insanity
Google’s new dynamic email feature promises to be the biggest thing for email since MAPI.
Continue reading Email 2.0
Between 1985 and 2010 a magazine called Invention & Technology told the stories behind everyday inventions, ingenious solutions and historic achievements. The magazine was published quarterly (mostly).
Continue reading Invention & Technology Returns
As we tick another year off the countdown clock it’s a good time to reflect. Let us ponder some of the struggles we still must endure in our modern, connected world of 2019.
Continue reading They can put a man on the moon…
There was a time when that little padlock icon meant something.
Sadly, it would appear those days are now behind us. According to a recent article by security guru Brian Krebs, the number of phishing sites that appear to be “secure” is almost half! Continue reading Padlock = ?