Tagged : password

14 Jan

My Digital New Year’s Resolutions

by Brian Wesolowski

Happy 2013, Qatar! I’m a couple weeks late, but with the New Year still in its first month, I figured I could still share my digital resolutions for the year. These resolutions won’t be about weight loss or stopping smoking. Rather, my digital resolutions are about how I can be a better digital citizen and […]

03 Nov

Sheep Have Never Been So Scary: Firesheep Exposes Major Security Gaps in Prominent Websites

by Brian Wesolowski

On a lot of major website, we start by logging in using our username and password. In an earlier post, I shared some findings on how to make your password stronger. So, armed with a strong password, you should feel secure after logging in, right? Don’t be so sure. A recently developed application has exposed […]

24 Aug

How Strong is Your Password?

by Brian Wesolowski

If you are like me, you probably have about 3-4 different passwords that you use for you multiple online accounts. You use any variation of these for you your Gmail, Facebook, online baking, Twitter or news website subscriptions. Sometimes you forget which of your passwords you entered for a particular site, but if you work […]