So apparently the 2012 LinkedIn breach of 6.5 million records was inaccurate. Over 117 million records were compromised, and easily decrypted (somebody probably forgot to salt their decrypted records). And now, they’re asking you to reset your password – this is a good thing.
But the bad thing is that hackers are asking you to reset your password, too. And if you use the wrong method, you could get into trouble. Continue reading SCAM: Reset Your LinkedIn Password
I’m doing a (sort of) repost about this, since I know a few people avoid other blogs and email lists like the plague. And, as a gun owner and serious believer that we must work on mental health at all levels, this effort from HTG is near and dear to me. Continue reading How-To-Geek: Mental Health Awareness Day
This is utter bullshit. We have the protection of the Fifth Amendment that prevents our government to force a testimony that incriminates oneself, or to be jailed or punished without due process of law.
And yet, that’s EXACTLY what’s happening here. Continue reading Fifth Amendment Violated – Suspect Jailed Without Sentence for Not Giving Up Password