• Posts
  • RSS
  • ◂◂RSS
  • Contact

  • Your Email Password Is Critical

    March 4th, 2013
    email, passwords, tech
    When you forget a password, what do you do? You click "forgot password", they send a link to your email, and you enter a new password, right? [1] Which means that if someone can get into your email they can get into anything. Sites get hacked and lose passwords all the time, so if you share passwords between sites it's really worth it to have a separate one just for your email.


    [1] For me about half the time when I see the "your password must have one capital letter, two numbers, ..." I remember the password I used. I wish people would put the password creation restrictions on signin pages. Invisible at first, but showing up as a help message once you enter your password wrong once.

    Comment via: google plus, facebook

    Recent posts on blogs I like:

    Moral aesthetics

    “Doing good” differs by subculture The post Moral aesthetics appeared first on Otherwise.

    via Otherwise September 29, 2022

    Futurist prediction methods and accuracy

    I've been reading a lot of predictions from people who are looking to understand what problems humanity will face 10-50 years out (and sometimes longer) in order to work in areas that will be instrumental for the future and wondering how accurate thes…

    via Posts on September 12, 2022

    On the Beach

    I really like going in the water and this beach is a great place for building sand castles and boogie boarding. I also like trying to float on top of big waves. I'm not very good at it. I only float on the flat waves.

    via Anna Wise's Blog Posts July 12, 2022

    more     (via openring)


  • Posts
  • RSS
  • ◂◂RSS
  • Contact