Monday: November 14, 2011
- A video review of the next Legend of Zelda game due out on November 20th for the Nintendo Wii.
GameTrailers sums up everything you would need to know about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword in under ten minutes for your viewing pleasure. I've always had a real soft spot for Zelda games. This title may force me to blow the dust off of the old Nintendo Wii and hook it up via nine-hundred multi-colored component cables once again. Also, as the review demonstrates, the Wii really shows it's age with the graphics and lack of voice acting here. In the end though, it still looks like it will be an utterly fantastic Zelda game.
Tuesday: April 13, 2010
- New study discovers that frequent password changes are basically useless.
someone who obtains your password will use it immediately, not sit on it for weeks until you have a chance to change it. 'That’s about as likely as a crook lifting a house key and then waiting until the lock is changed before sticking it in the door,' the Globe says.
Wednesday: March 24, 2010
- Security flaws over at the IRS could mean that your personal data might be at risk.
The Internal Revenue Service's failure to use strong passwords, install patches quickly, and adequately control access to computer systems and information makes the system vulnerable to insider threats and attacks from outside, a new government report concludes.
Tuesday: October 6, 2009
- It might be time to think about changing your Hotmail password.
A Microsoft spokeswoman confirmed that the company doesn't store passwords in the clear and said its security team has been investigating the leak since this weekend.
Thursday: July 16, 2009
- Twitter seeks legal advice after being hacked seven ways from Sunday.
A number of technology blogs were offered the documents for publication in what is now being dubbed 'Twittergate' in some online forums. TechCrunch, one of the most respected blogs in Silicon Valley, has set off a firestorm of criticism and debate over its decision to post some of the material
Monday: June 22, 2009
- Turns out 'secret' questions used for security could leave your account vulnerable.
Acquaintances of 32 webmail users – people with whom they would not normally share their login details – were asked to try and guess the answers users assigned to protect their accounts. The volunteers managed to guess correctly nearly a fifth of the time.