Why ‘123456’ is a great password

By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | July 17th, 2014 New research shows that “123456” is a good password after all. In fact, such useless credentials from a security standpoint have an important role in an overall password management strategy, researchers at Microsoft and Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, have found. [The 25 worst passwords of 2013: “password” …

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‘IPv6 brokenness’ problem appears fixed

Jul 27, 2011 03:51 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan The Internet’s biggest content providers — including Yahoo, Facebook and Google — are reporting a significant decline in their measurements of “IPv6 brokenness,” a term that describes end users with misconfigured systems that can’t access websites supporting the next-generation Internet protocol called IPv6. …

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