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Stefan Hammond

Stefan Hammond

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Are password managers secure?

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None of us can remember all our passwords. Yes, we know to use strong passwords, and we never use the same password on more than one site. It's troublesome, but it's part and parcel of our Internet privileges.Password managers—subscription services where a single password generates strong random passwords for sites you visit and fills them in for you—have become popular. They seem secure as they offer ease-of-use and a level of password-encryption we couldn't generate.But are they really secure... MORE
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Hong Kong mobilized by tech weapons of mass disorder

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 Recent scenes across Hong Kong have shocked and awed local and international audiences. While not as violent as other recent street conflicts, for a city-state known for its stability, rule of law, and generally submissive society, the sight of masses taking to the Hong Kong streets in defiance of the government and China is staggering.How technology and social media have enabled this uprising is key. Thousands of Hong Kongers mobilized and stayed in touch because of social media, the... MORE