Amazon Mail: Proficient but Lacking in Context


This review from Managed Admin seems to hit it spot on: it’s a perfectly serviceable offering that is marginally cheaper than Google Apps.  But the nagging question is lack of integration into larger suites of complementary productivity apps.  Mail and just mail — trust me: we’d notice its absence — is still, somehow, simply underwhelming.

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A Security Researcher Just Dumped 10 Million Real Passwords


When I hear ten-million rows: I want to download it, especially when it’s sociologically interesting stuff like passwords – a window, of sorts, into people’s heads. I’ll be posting results soon – let me roll up my sleeves in Microsoft Access.

TechCrunch

Security researcher Mark Burnett released a torrent of 10 million passwords and usernames, a trove of comparatively anonymized data that he sourced from open websites from around the web. The passwords and usernames are older and most probably dead and, most importantly, Burnett sourced them from websites that were “generally available to anyone and discoverable via search engines in a plaintext (unhashed and unencrypted) format and therefore already widely available to those with an intent to defraud or gained unauthorized access to computer systems.”

Why did he do it? Password behaviors are opaque. No one knows why we choose certain passwords over others nor do they have any way of assessing the relative strength of passwords on the web. While corporations like to say their password databases are secure, how do we know? And how can they be secure when the most popular password is “password?”

Burnett writes:

Frequently I…

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