security

Today's Obsession: 1Password

At The Atlantic, Megan McCardle, resident business and economics editor, takes a look at something nobody really seems to talk about very much, but affects all of us: password policies. She accuses network administrators of being detached from the rest of the world in their policymaking, which I’d agree with. Rather than developing more...

Today's Obsession: Keeping Yourself Under Lock & Key

A couple of weeks ago, a researcher at Skull Security compiled and released (as a downloadable torrent file) information scraped from about 100 million publicly-available Facebook profiles, just to prove a point: that someone can neatly package up millions of people and distribute their personal information, along with the mechanisms used to do it....