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How To : Create secure passwords with strong password rules

Having a secure password is essential in today's interconnected world. Hackers are just around the corner, and if you have an easy to guess or hack password that you use for all of your accounts, someone can login to all of your websites very easily. Look at this guide on how ...more

News : Stronger Passwords

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News : 8 Tips for Creating Strong, Unbreakable Passwords

This weekend, hackers broke into the servers of the popular shoe shopping site Zappos, giving them access to the personal information of 24 million Zappos customers. The user data taken included names, email addresses, billing and shipping addresses, phone numbers, the last fo ...more

How To : Create Strong, Safe Passwords

Movies like to show hackers breaking passwords with fancy software and ludicrous gadgets. The reality of busting passwords open is much more mundane. Simple as it may sound, most passwords are broken purely by guesswork. Check out this infographic from ZoneAlarm, as well as th ...more

How To : 4 Apps to Help Keep Your Android Device Secure

As of 2016, there are approximately 1.85 billion Android smartphones worldwide. This growing popularity has led to an increasing number hacks and cyber attacks against the OS. Unfortunately, Android users need more protection than what is offered by Google. The good thing is t ...more

Mac for Hackers : How to Create an Encrypted Disk Image

Before we dive any further into getting your Mac ready for hacking, I wanted to continue on with the concept of encryption. In the last part, we talked about full disk encryption on your Mac, but now I want to quickly cover the encryption of disk images before we dive into man ...more

How To : The 4 Best Password Managers for Android

Over the years, the internet has become a dangerous place. As its popularity has increased, it has attracted more hackers looking to make a quick buck. However, as our dependency on the web grows, it becomes increasingly difficult to sever all ties. This means we have to prote ...more

How To : The 4 Best Password Managers for iPhone

Using a strong password is critical to the security of your online accounts. However, according to Dashlane, US users held an average of 130 different accounts in 2015. Memorizing strong passwords for this many accounts is impractical. Fortunately, password managers solve this ...more

Strengthen Your Password : Watch an 8-Bit Striptease

About two months ago, the massive Gawker Media hack was a wake up call for many web denizens on the importance of proper password security. Data analyzed by the Wall Street Journal revealed the three most popular passwords recovered from the hack were downright idiotic—123456, ...more

How To : How Long Would It Take to Crack Your Password?

If you have any doubt about how secure that strong password you created really is, there's an easy way to check online. Just visit HowSecureIsMyPassword.net, which uses a combination of math and statistics to determine how long it would take for a PC to crack your password. It ...more

How To : Manage all your passwords on your iPhone

Mike Callahan from Butterscotch describes how to manage the passwords on your iPhone by using the 1Password app. The application costs $5.99 for the Pro version. First, you enter an Unlock Code to give you access to the app. The icons across the bottom of the screen correspond ...more

How To : Encrypt files with OpenSSL in Debian Linux

This video shows how to encrypt files with OpenSSL in Debian Linux. First we check if open SSL is installed on the system. If not, install it using packet manager. Next create the file going to be encrypted. Now encrypt the file. In this case AES algorithm in ypher block chain ...more

How To : Encrypt Your Sensitive Files Using TrueCrypt

Hello and welcome to another InfoSecurity World tutorial. The intent of this article is to teach one how to encrypt sensitive files. When set up correctly with a strong password, it would be almost impossible to hack. Even the FBI have had issues decrypting this software. I'm ...more

How To : Crack Wi-Fi Passwords—For Beginners!

An internet connection has become a basic necessity in our modern lives. Wireless hotspots (commonly known as Wi-Fi) can be found everywhere! If you have a PC with a wireless network card, then you must have seen many networks around you. Sadly, most of these networks are sec ...more

How To : Automate Wi-Fi Hacking with Wifite2

There are many ways to attack a Wi-Fi network. The type of encryption, manufacturer settings, and the number of clients connected all dictate how easy a target is to attack and what method would work best. Wifite2 is a powerful tool that automates Wi-Fi hacking, allowing you t ...more

How To : Keep Law Enforcement Out of Your Android Device

While we hope you never experience this, there may come a time when law enforcement compels you to hand over your phone and any self-incriminating data it may contain. Before this happens, you should know there are tools at your disposal to protect your data in such situations ...more

SSH the World : Mac, Linux, Windows, iDevices and Android.

Probably SSH is not as clean and fast as other useful tools like netcat, but it has some features which are very useful, and when you'll need them, here's how to behave with that huge amount of computers all over your house. Probably, you already know what SSH means, but for ...more

How To : Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Hotspot

When hacking into a network during a penetration test, it can sometimes be useful to create your own wireless AP simply by plugging a Pi into an available Ethernet port. With this setup, you have your own backdoor wireless connection to the network in a matter of seconds. Crea ...more

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