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[382] LastPass vs The World

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I always recommend that everybody — from the technologically illiterate to experienced software engineers — use a password manager. Everybody is lazy; no one likes having to remember a bunch of different passwords, and will almost certainly reuse them across the hundreds of sites we have accounts for. By using random passwords stored in a password manager, we save […]

382 Computer Security Blog

[382] Teddy Ruxpin Likes to Talk

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ArsTechnica is reporting today on analysis from Troy Hunt (creator of HaveIBeenPwned) that over “2 million voice recordings of parents and their children” have been exposed to intruders. References to these recordings were contained in two password-unprotected databases of ~10GB each, “cloudpets-staging” and “cloudpets-testing,” with the references themselves pointing to unsecured AWS S3 files — anyone who knows […]