Category Archives: Passwords

Psst … What’s Your Master Password?

Psst... What's Your Master Password? All of us like to think we are unique. That thinking extends to our passwords too, right? We're special and distinct, so no one could guess our chosen collection of letters, numbers and symbols. Well, it's surprisingly easy for algorithms to determine passwords and to do so extremely quickly. So,…
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How to Prevent Password Spraying Attacks

How to Prevent Password Spraying Attacks Bad cyber actors are what the kids these days would call "try hards." They do everything they can think of to get into your accounts. One tactic is password spraying. In case you don't know about it, this article gives the basics and shares strategies to prevent this type…
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How to Safely Retire Old Devices

How to Safely Retire Old Devices It's inevitable that we'll retire old devices to upgrade to the latest and greatest. A new laptop, desktop, or phone is exciting. Yet, before you get too distracted by your shiny, new device, take the time to safely retire the old one. When buying the new device you may…
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3 Reasons to Avoid Signing in With Facebook or Google Accounts

3 Reasons to Avoid Signing in With Facebook or Google Accounts Nine out of ten times today when you visit a website you're asked to sign in. To add convenience, many sites offer the ability to sign in using a Facebook or Google account. Sure, it's simpler, but this article will share three key reasons…
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