Over Easy: Snowden Explains Passphrases

By: Friday April 17, 2015 5:00 am

There has been a lot of discussion in the past couple of years about password security, and the warning that we should use longer, complex passphrases, rather than short passwords. Unfortunately, most people still use a password or phrase that may seem complicated, but is easily guessable — and then use the same password for email, bank accounts, and other personal information.


The Guardian’s Grudge Against Julian Assange

By: Monday August 20, 2012 7:30 pm

If you’ve been following the Julian Assange extradition story, and reading about it at the US Guardian, you may be wondering how it is that Mark Weisbrot seems at times to be the only person on the Guardian staff who is committed to telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth — in context — about Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. For every fact-filled, straightforward Weisbrot piece like this one, there seem to be half a dozen little hit pieces — some subtle, some blatant — like this one, this one and this one.

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